Synonyms and Antonyms of tolerant

  1. 1 accepting pains or hardships calmly or without complaint this job requires a tolerant person who is used to dealing with complaints and angry customers Synonyms forbearing, long-suffering, stoic (or stoical), patient, uncomplainingRelated Words lenient; acquiescent, passive, resigned, unresistant, yielding; agreeable, amenable, compliant, complying, conformist, docile, law-abiding, obedient, placable, submissive, subordinate, tractable, willing; slavish, subservient; amiable, obliging; collected, composed; constrained, contained, curbed, inhibited, repressed, restrained; disciplined, self-contained, self-controlled; apathetic, uncaring, unresponsiveNear Antonyms bored, tired, weary; defiant, resistant; contrary, disobedient, insubordinate, intractable, rebellious, recalcitrant, refractory, ungovernable, unmanageable, unrulyAntonyms complaining, fed up, impatient, kvetching, kvetchy, protesting

  2. 2 receiving or enduring without offering resistance a tolerant acceptance of the terrible way that his wife has always treated him Synonyms acquiescent, nonresistant, resigned, passive, tolerating, unresistant, yieldingRelated Words forbearing, impassive, long-suffering, patient, stoic (or stoical), uncomplaining; agreeable, amenable, compliant, complying, conformable, conformist, docile, guidable, law-abiding, obedient, pliable, pliant, subordinate, tractable, willing; obeisant, submissive, surrendering; amiable, obliging; slavish, subservient; disciplined, governable, manageable; apathetic, uncaring, unresponsiveNear Antonyms defiant; contrary, contumacious, disobedient, froward, incompliant, insubordinate, insurgent, intractable, mutinous, rebellious, recalcitrant, refractory, restive, uncontrollable, ungovernable, unruly, untoward; balky, perverse, wayward, wrongheaded; headstrong, willful (or wilful); indomitable; undisciplined, unmanageable; dissident, nonconformistAntonyms protesting, resistant, resisting, unyielding

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