accepting

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

Definition of accepting

  1. 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. 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

15th Century

First Known Use of accepting

15th century



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