tolerant

Part of speech: adjective

Indulgent; liberal.

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Usage examples "tolerant":

  1. They cannot all, of course, be intellectual or cultivated; but they ought to be more tolerant, more just, more wise. - "The Upton Letters", Arthur Christopher Benson.
  2. I pretend to no proper knowledge of the American people; but, though amongst them there are doubtless pockets of fierce prejudice, I have on the whole the impression of a wide and tolerant spirit. - "Another Sheaf", John Galsworthy.
  3. Nevertheless, it is an enlightened man's duty to be tolerant, and if you want to go in, I will wait outside. - "The Song of Songs", Hermann Sudermann.