Simple Definition of tolerant
: willing to accept feelings, habits, or beliefs that are different from your own
: able to allow or accept something that is harmful, unpleasant, etc.
Examples of tolerant
<this job requires a tolerant person who is used to dealing with complaints and angry customers>
<a tolerant acceptance of the terrible way that his wife has always treated him>
First Known Use of tolerant
TOLERANT Defined for Kids
Definition of tolerant
: showing tolerance
Medical Definition of tolerant
: exhibiting tolerance (as for a drug or physiological insult) <lactose tolerant>
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