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synonyms for tolerant

  • forgiving
  • humane
  • lenient
  • liberal
  • permissive
  • progressive
  • receptive
  • sympathetic
  • advanced
  • benevolent
  • big
  • broad
  • broad-minded
  • catholic
  • charitable
  • clement
  • complaisant
  • condoning
  • easy on
  • easy with
  • excusing
  • fair
  • forbearing
  • free and easy
  • indulgent
  • kindhearted
  • lax
  • long-suffering
  • magnanimous
  • merciful
  • patient
  • radical
  • soft
  • sophisticated
  • understanding
  • unprejudiced
  • wide
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antonyms for tolerant

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  • conservative
  • intolerant
  • mean
  • merciless
  • unfriendly
  • unsympathetic
  • biased
  • disapproving
  • narrow-minded
  • prejudiced
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How to use tolerant in a sentence

Benoit suspects that if scientists can identify these genes, they could use them to engineer new types of cells tolerant of high pressures and little oxygen.
ONE TINY SEA PARASITE SURVIVES 200 TIMES ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURESHI EN KIMSEPTEMBER 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The pandemic’s onslaught makes investors a lot more tolerant of tough decisions that cause short-term pain but build on what makes money, shelves losers, and jettisons lofty ambitions.
FORD, JUST ADMIT IT: YOU’RE A TRUCKMAKER NOWSHAWN TULLYSEPTEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
The Federal Reserve is expected to make that official by announcing a new strategy that requires it to be more tolerant when prices overshoot, and refrain from preemptive interest-rate increases.
AFTER $20 TRILLION IN PANDEMIC RELIEF SPENDING, THERE’S STILL NO SIGN OF INFLATION. WHAT HAPPENED?BERNHARD WARNERAUGUST 25, 2020FORTUNE
Bigger dingoes may then, in turn, be more tolerant of the poison’s effects, their body size outpacing a relatively constant dosage over the years.
CULLING DINGOES WITH POISON MAY BE MAKING THEM BIGGERJAKE BUEHLERAUGUST 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Jon Oatley, a reproductive biologist at Washington State University, wants to use Crispr-Cas9 to fine tune the genetic code of rugged, disease-resistant, and heat-tolerant bulls that have been bred to thrive on the open range.
BIOTECHNOLOGY COULD CHANGE THE CATTLE INDUSTRY. WILL IT SUCCEED?DYLLAN FURNESSAUGUST 16, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Yet, through a life devoted to the externals of it, Mata had been tolerant of beauty, rather than at one with it.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
He was very attractive to the young, and tolerant of human infirmities, even when he gave the best advice.
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We must admit it among ourselves, Jeronimo, those miscreants showed themselves quite tolerant!
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In some of its articles Mazzini appears at his best,—more tolerant, less dogmatic and theoretical.
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During the peaceful and tolerant reign of Charles II the country made steady progress.
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WORDS RELATED TO TOLERANT

  • advanced
  • cultivated
  • experienced
  • open
  • open-minded
  • permissive
  • progressive
  • radical
  • tolerant
  • unbiased
  • wide
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