tolerant

(redirected from tolerantly)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

tol·er·ant

(tol'ĕr-ănt),
Having the property of tolerance.

tolerant

(tŏl′ər-ənt)
adj.
1. Able to withstand or endure an adverse environmental condition: plants tolerant of extreme heat.
2. Able to digest or metabolize a food, drug, or other substance or compound: people who are lactose tolerant.

tol′er·ant·ly adv.

tol·er·ant

(tol'ĕr-ănt)
Having the property of tolerance.

tolerant

Capable of enduring or withstanding drugs without experiencing ill effects.
References in periodicals archive ?
It might be argued that in order for me to act tolerantly, I should have the power to act on my objection but refrain to do so; it is significant to talk about tolerant conduct.
Kyprianou said opposition parties did anything but act responsibly and tolerantly and only cultivated hatred.
He vowed to act inflexibly and in tolerantly with any future law-breakers.
It is composed of 29 intolerantly (e.g., "Only disgusting people get HIV infection") and 25 tolerantly (e.g., "I would consider marrying someone with HIV infection") worded items.
But any change in the regional status quo would place the Middle East at a strategic crossroads that is not expected to be viewed tolerantly by the U.S.
All things perish, the most ancient opinions among them, and the philosopher will smile tolerantly at progress and decay, content with the immense variety of character and phenomena.
Is it asking too much for Health and Safety issues to be resolved more speedily and tolerantly? South Africa provided some happy memories, unless you were a fan from any of the 31 countries that didn't win the World Cup.
Even when Tennyson takes the stand against socialists in The Tables Turned, or Nupkins Awakened (1887), Morris treats Tennyson more gently and tolerantly than the Archbishop of Canterbury or Professor Tyndall.
The Turkish parliament speaker said it was now time to turn Jerusalem into a city where people lived next to each other tolerantly.
Lutheran Grand Tour travellers from the German Empire seemed to behave equally tolerantly towards Italian and French Catholicism, while Anglican noblemen from the British Isles adopted more abrasive and quarrelsome stances.
However, special attention should be given to personnel training in comprehension the necessity of changes and transformations, introducing new concepts, new values, construction of creative environment helping people to think in non-traditional way, to take the risk and tolerantly think about innovators' failures.
The compromise, according to the paper, will be the fact that Macedonians will be tolerantly allowed to name themselves in their thoughts the way they want.