showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
tolerant and forgiving under provocation
"our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"
broad, large-minded, liberal, tolerant(adj)
showing or characterized by broad-mindedness
"a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"
broad, bounteous, big, freehanded, full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, all-inclusive, loose, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), patient of, encompassing, blanket(a), kind, free, all-embracing, across-the-board, resistant, liberal, giving, bighearted, large-minded, wide, openhanded, handsome, bountiful, unsubtle
able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress
"the plant is tolerant of saltwater"; "these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided"; "the new hybrid is more resistant to drought"
tolerant, patient of(adj)
showing the capacity for endurance
"injustice can make us tolerant and forgiving"; "a man patient of distractions"
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We want to form the most representative forum possible, we must permit all representatives of a tolerant and peaceful Islam to discuss and resolve problems in an orderly manner.
Hillary Clinton, for months, and despite so many attacks, has repeatedly refused to even say the words ‘radical Islam,’ just a few weeks before the San Bernardino slaughter, Clinton explained her refusal to say the words. She said Muslims are peaceful and tolerant people, nothing to do with terrorism. That is Hillary Clinton.
This debate should only make us stronger and more tolerant of one another. Let’s hope we can all go forward.
We are very tolerant and we are accustomed to living in peace, we will always manage to preserve this, regardless of the leadership's position.
The remarkable thing is that we really love our neighbors as ourselves: we do unto others as we do unto ourselves. We hate others when we hate ourselves. We are tolerant of others when we tolerate ourselves. We forgive others when we forgive ourselves. We are prone to sacrifice others when we are ready to sacrifice ourselves.
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