accepting

adjective ac·cept·ing \ ik-ˈsep-tiŋ , ak- \

Definition of accepting

1 :able or willing to accept something or someone :inclined to regard something or someone with acceptance rather than with hostility or fear often + of
  • I had become more accepting of death as an inevitable and natural part of life …
  • —Nigel Farndalem
2 :tending to regard different types of people and ways of life with tolerance and acceptance
  • His parents are very accepting people.

acceptingly

adverb
    • We are the masters of our own minds, and we can learn to think better, more openly and acceptingly, while still staying safe; we can make this a better place for us all.
    • —Maia Rizzi

acceptingness

noun
    • Which was why it was such a miracle for me, her acceptingness of me. I mean, I really mean acceptingness—not acceptance but acceptingness.
    • —Gordon Lish

First Known Use of accepting

15th century



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