How to use Tolerant in a sentence
Do you think he'll be as tolerant of your principles as I am?
In religious matters they were extremely tolerant.
He was a correct Moslem and tolerant towards Christians and Jews.
His smile was tolerant.
Xenocrates took the tolerant view that it is the possession of appropriate virtue and noble actions, requiring as conditions bodily and external goods.Advertisement
He also needs to be very tolerant of his young companions.
To these charges were added the accusation that he was too tolerant to Christians, Jews and Zoroastrians.
All three were disciples of Erasmus, the great apostle of a new, tolerant, scholarly religion very different from the grimy pedantry of the medieval doctors.
The English colony of Maryland, planned by the Catholic George Calvert (1st Lord Baltimore), and founded (1634) by his son the Catholic Cecilius Calvert (2nd Lord Baltimore), and Pennsylvania, founded (1681) by the tolerant Quaker William Penn, first permitted the legal existence of Catholicism in English-speaking communities of the New World.
After the injustice and persecution it had suffered it could scarcely prove moderate or tolerant; it showed a vehement determination to carry out the truth it had vindicated with such enthusiasm, to the full extent and wherever possible.Advertisement
These vows were at first purely voluntary and temporary; but public opinion naturally grew less and less tolerant of those who, having once formed and published so solemn a resolution, broke it afterwards.
Though in most respects a tolerant man, he steadily opposed the movement for Catholic Emancipation.
But in all these cults the Persian gods are perfectly tolerant of other native or foreign divinities; vigorous as was their propagandism, it was yet equally far removed from an attack on other creeds.
To his Christian subjects he was a kind and tolerant ruler.
As to foreign relations, he received embassies from Europe and a deputation from the French East India Company; he sought to conciliate the Uzbegs by treating their refugee chiefs with unusual honor and sumptuous hospitality; he kept on good terms with Turkey; he forgave the hostility of a Georgian prince when brought to him a captive; and he was tolerant to all religionsalways regarding Christians with especial favor.Advertisement
Under the tolerant rule of Islam the Portuguese Jews rose to a height of wealth and culture unparalleled in Europe; they intermarried with the Christians both at this period and after their forced conversion by King Emanuel I.
Subsequently distinguished individuals left home for more tolerant lands.
It is very tolerant of fresh water, fattening best, as does the oyster, in water of density 1014 (the density of the water of the North Sea being 1026).
Experiments made by removing mussels from salt water to brackish, and finally to quite fresh water show that it is even more tolerant of fresh water than the oyster; of thirty mussels so transferred all were alive after fifteen days.
His piety and tolerant spirit, combined with his reputation for scholarship and eloquence and his diplomatic abilities, give him a unique place among the churchmen of his time.Advertisement
They consist chiefly of a reconciliation between reason and religion, resulting in a generally tolerant spirit.
Thus from 1725 to 1825 a more tolerant and rational belief was developing in New England, and to some extent elsewhere.
The chief of these was Limborch, the successor of Episcopius as Remonstrant professor of theology, lucid, learned and tolerant, the friend of Cudworth, Whichcote and More.
Abd-ar-rahman was tolerant, but it is highly probable that he was very indifferent in religion, and it is certain that he was a thorough despot.
While his temper had become less aristocratic, his Liberalism had grown more tolerant.Advertisement
Some individuals, however, never become tolerant, and show poisonous effects on each repetition of the dose.
We are far too tolerant in this country and have become a dustbin.
Britain has a history of being a tolerant country where persecuted people have fled from often oppressive regimes.
As a convinced Roman Catholic he forwarded the progress of the counter-reformation, and in general the tolerant policy of Maximilian II.
Indeed, he was singularly tolerant of all but intellectual opposition.
The Separatists also believed that the government was too tolerant toward those who were guilty of adultery, drunkenness and breaching the Sabbath.
The farm level impact of using herbicide tolerant soybeans in Romania (2003).
Also, the net is very tolerant of temporal variability in the signal.
Will grow 30cm tall in sun or shade, and is tolerant of drought too !
It thrives in cooler climes and is tolerant of frost, hence its great popularity as a winter vegetable.
Plants are quite tolerant of shade tho do not fruit so well in such a position.
It is more tolerant of dry soils than downy birch.
Some caddis fly species are tolerant of slight pollution.
No-till agriculture can reduce soil loss, but with the advent of herbicide tolerant soybean, many farmers now cultivate in highly erodible lands.
There is little or no health risk to us - for example, insect tolerant crops will not release mycotoxins.
We inhabit a civilized, tolerant society proud of a long history of " policing by consent ".
He was a grand old man, humane, and remarkably tolerant of human weakness...
I 'm fairly tolerant of most kinds of art.
Conversely, the indigenous population was extremely tolerant of other people 's gods.
Ann was equally tolerant when playing bridge, tho she could be scathing of pompousness or uncharitable behavior.
Dependant on level of the shoreline they colonize, they need also to be tolerant to desiccation when uncovered by the tide.
Most, however, are tolerant about the use of staves or wood chips in the vinification process.
Greg doesn't have particularly warm feelings toward either brother, but he grows slightly more tolerant of his siblings as the books progress.
Even parents who are cooperative and tolerant of one another often find themselves facing unexpected roadblocks as they work out housing and visitation arrangements.
There is a small but enthusiastic community of people who like to strip down when they ski, and even those in the ski community who aren't personally comfortable with such activities are typically tolerant of naked skiers.
While European slopes are probably a bit more tolerant than those in America, there are resorts in California and Colorado that organize and support events involving naked skiers.
They usually remain patient and tolerant with children, especially those who they know well.
Some dogs are very allergic to chocolate, and others are more tolerant of it.
Bullmastiffs are usually good with most other pets, and they are very tolerant of children.
Strawberries are not tolerant of salty soil, so avoid planting near roadsides in regions where de-icing salts are used.
Weeping Willow is tolerant of air pollution, making it a good city tree.
You want to be sure that you are selecting vegetables that are frost tolerant.
You can choose plants that are not frost tolerant if you look at the maturity rates of each one and do a bit of figuring before planting.
Until recently, a man caught in public wearing women's clothes was subject to arrest or worse, but society has grown considerably more tolerant, allowing everyone to express themselves far more freely.
Another advantage is that people with allergies tend to be more tolerant of organic products.
Drought Resistance - Some of the genetic engineering used to make seedlings more resistant to disease has also been used to make seeds more tolerant to fluctuating water climates.
Freeze Resistance - Crops that would normally be killed by a flash freeze may be much more tolerant if you are using the genetically modified seeds.
Sage is a good companion to rosemary since both are drought tolerant.
The key to growing wine grapes successfully in Oregon is that they need to be cold tolerant.
Chemotherapy may also make the body less tolerant of the side effects of other treatments such as radiation therapy.
Some parents are demanding, while others are too tolerant.
They also need to help them accept imperfection in themselves and others by being tolerant of it themselves.
Students are also taught that others may have different values systems, and that they must be tolerant of those differences.
Eventually children outgrow their fear and become more tolerant of strangers.
Some Scandinavian countries have a clothing optional policy at all beaches, and European countries tend to be more tolerant of nudity overall.
If you live in a part of the country that is less tolerant of your relationship, consider moving.
Writers such as Sharmila Mukherjee have written powerful articles about the issues, and as more Indians live in more tolerant countries such as the U.S. and Great Britan they have formed communities and drawn support from each other.
Not for the faint of heart, Gemini requires an intelligent, adaptable, and tolerant mate.
Oxen are tolerant and often career focused.
Although many areas are becoming more tolerant and activists are working to ensure gay parents rights, this is still a topic of debate for some groups and individuals.
Many say that parenting a child with special needs makes them better people, stronger and more loving and tolerant, lending a new and more satisfying perspective to life.
If you're more introverted or the kind of person who's not very tolerant of other people being jerks, steer clear -- it's just not worth the aggravation.
Alas for his father's intentions, the Heralds are notably more tolerant of diversity than the petty landowners.
Some, like salt and apricot kernels, are stronger and well-suited to those who have tolerant skin; others, like brown sugar and rice, are gentler and work wonderfully on those with sensitive skin.
From 1760 owing to the gradual spread of the sceptical spirit and the teaching of Voltaire more tolerant views prevailed.
According to this, Duke Charles Emmanuel of Savoy, who succeeded his more tolerant father in 1580, was determined to reduce the Chablais to the Catholic religion, by peaceful means if possible, by force if necessary.
When they first appeared in Europe they were idolaters or Shamanists, and as such they had naturally no religious fanaticism; but even when they adopted Islam they remained as tolerant as before, and the khan of the Golden Horde (Berkai) who first became a Mussulman allowed the Russians to found a Christian bishopric in his capital.
It was founded under the tolerant Archbishop George Abbot (1562-1633), and would have been content with toleration such as the French and Dutch churches in England enjoyed.
They were all Puritans, but not all Independents - indeed, at first only the men from Leiden were, and they were throughout more enlightened and tolerant than the men of the other settlements.
After the suppression of the Kapp troubles and the return of the Ministry to Berlin it was impossible for Noske to remain in office, as the labour masses, who by the general strike against the Kapp " Government " had for the moment obtained a decisive influence upon affairs, regarded him as having been too tolerant of reaction in the army and as having manifested excessive ruthlessness in the suppression of the Communist bands.
Frederick himself, of course, was Italian rather than German, akin to the despots of the Renaissance in his many-sided culture, his tolerant scepticism and his policy of cruelty well applied.
When he returned to England in 1664 he established intimate relations with Sir Robert Moray and with John Maitland, earl and afterwards first duke of Lauderdale, both of whom at that time advocated a tolerant policy towards the Scottish covenanters.
It is significant, therefore, that the narratives in Genesis (apart from P) reflect a certain tolerant attitude; there is much that is contrary to prophetical thought, but even the latest compilers have not obliterated all features that, from a strict standpoint, could appear distasteful.
The king was advised by councils, made up by a combination of a senate of the great men, and of the ecclesiastical councils which had met under the Roman rule and that of the tolerant Arian kings.
The GM beet was tolerant to glyphosate, the GM maize and oilseed rape were tolerant to glufosinate ammonium.
On an average scenarios with genetically modified herbicide tolerant sugar beet led in an increased gross margin.
Results of the UK Farm Scale Evaluations indicate that herbicide tolerant GM beet had more impacts on biodiversity than conventional beet  .
Even drought tolerant crops such as sorghum and millet, and recently planted cassava, are showing signs of stress.
Since the birds were so confiding or at least tolerant while at display I was able to take a number of shots.
I just can't comprehend how people can be so disrespectful to hosts who were so tolerant and welcoming.
Hooliganism has been all but eradicated, and in my opinion the average football fan is far more tolerant and civilized than before.
Quite generally it is thought that limestone tolerant plants produce acidic root exudations which unlock the required trace elements.
Good drainage is essential for drought tolerant plants and so gritty topsoil has been used, mounded up into bunds over rubble filled subsoil.
Courtesy The vast majority of Thais are tolerant and genuinely hospitable toward foreigners so long as the latter respect certain customs.
Even in tolerant Britain, living as followers of Jesus can attract resentment, and sometimes even downright hostility.
The lesser housefly is more tolerant of cooler conditions than the common housefly.
Personality Traits Sagittarians are known for their broad vision, tolerant attitude, freedom-loving philosophical air, and generally jovial spirits.
Swordfish are the billfish one would expect to see in British waters; however, white marlin are also quite cold water tolerant.
Like the pill woodlice, the pill millipede is rather more tolerant of dry conditions than it's relatives.
Bass are fairly tolerant of fresh water, and can be found a long way upstream of the estuary mouth.
Recently, transgenic rice modulated in the polyamine biosynthetic pathway has been found to be drought tolerant [2, 3] .
And Howard is always respectful and tolerant toward his female supporting cast.
To suggest any other views in the modern " tolerant " environment feels almost sacrilegious.
The farm level impact of using herbicide tolerant soybeans in Romania (2003 ).
Bohemia had been an area known to be religiously tolerant.
He was a grand old man, humane, and remarkably tolerant of human weakness.. .
I think the format is reasonably tolerant of whitespace.
I'm fairly tolerant of most kinds of art.
But in reality you will probably find attitudes are relatively tolerant.
Conversely, the indigenous population was extremely tolerant of other people's gods.
In addition, the animal becomes tolerant to the allergen.
Here on spaceship earth, we seem less tolerant.
It is one of the hardiest tree ferns and in the wild it is tolerant of fire and re-shoots readily afterward.
This will create a very dense, prickly evergreen hedge, which is shade tolerant, retaining the bright variegation even in the shade.
Mara is tolerant and forgiving - always slightly vexing in a fictional character.
In the interval between his nomination as Protector and the summoning of his first parliament in September 1654, Cromwell was empowered together with his council to legislate by ordinances; and eighty-two were issued in all, dealing meat of with numerous and various reforms and including the reorganization of the treasury, the settlement Lilburne and the anabaptists, and John Rogers and the Fifth Monarchy men, were prosecuted only on account of their direct attacks upon the government, and Cromwell in his broadminded and tolerant statesmanship was himself in advance of his age and his administration.
But he naturally loathed persecution, and was as tolerant as any in that age.
Mature seeds are highly tolerant of cold and have been shown to be capable of withstanding the temperature even of liquid hydrogen.
Though tolerant in religion, Talal was careful to avoid the suspicion of lukewarmness towards the Wahhabi formulas.
He was bishop of Myra in the time of the emperor Diocletian, was persecuted, tortured for the faith, and kept in prison until the more tolerant reign of Constantine, and was present at the council of Nicaea.
They not unnaturally showed a tolerant spirit on the whole toward existing institutions, including the ecclesiastical abuses, and, in general, cared little how long the vulgar herd was left in the superstitious darkness which befitted their estate, so long as the superior man was permitted to hold discreetly any views he pleased.
She enforced outward decency in her household, was herself temperate in eating and drinking, and was by no means tolerant of disorderly behaviour on the part of the ladies of her court.
In 1808 he was consecrated assistant and successor to the bishop of Brechin, in 1810 was preferred to the sole charge, and in 1816 was elected primus of the Episcopal Church of Scotland, in which capacity he greatly aided in the introduction of many useful reforms, in fostering a more catholic and tolerant spirit, and in cementing a firm alliance with the sister church of England.
The vine is far more tolerant of cold than the olive, but to produce tolerable wine it demands, at the season of ripening, a degree of heat not much less than that needed by the the deeper valleys of the Alps, even in the interior of the chain, and up to a considerable height on slopes exposed to the sun.
His religious attitude was moderate and tolerant, and he did his best to promote the enlightenment of his subjects.
To colleagues and subordinates alike, he was considerate and tolerant; he was unassuming, trustworthy in the smallest detail, accurate and comprehensive in thought, energetic and conscientious in action.
If we wish to know what Wagner means, we must fight our way through his drama to his music; and we must not expect to find that each phrase in the mouth of the actor corresponds word for note with the music. That sort of correspondence Wagner leaves to his imitators; and his views on " Leit-motifhunting," as expressed in his prose writings and conversation, are contemptuously tolerant.
In dealing with nonconformity he was tolerant, and even advocated a revision of the Prayer Book if that would allay the scruples of dissenters.
Hitherto more tolerant of heresy than the local authorities, the papacy now felt compelled to take defensive measures against it, and especially against Albigensianism, which had made great strides in the south of France since the middle of the 12th century.
The laws regulating the rights of association and public meeting, the liberty of the press, and other rights of the subject were reformed on liberal and more tolerant lines.
Cromwell had been moved to sympathy with the Jewish cause partly by his tolerant leanings, but chiefly because he foresaw the importance for English commerce of the presence of the Jewish merchant princes, some of whom had already found their way to London.
The popes themselves, within their own immediate jurisdiction, were often far more tolerant than their bulls issued for foreign communities, and Torquemada was less an expression than a distortion of the papal policy.
Protestant nobles of England, enraged at the tolerant policy of James, had been in negotiation with William of Orange since 1687.
In considering the occurrence of Trypanosomes in mammals, careful distinction must be drawn between natural or true hosts, which are tolerant of the parasites, and casual ones, which are unaccustomed and unadapted to them.
At first he adopted the somewhat ascetic views of his master about soul and body, and about goods of body and estate; but before Plato's death he had rejected the hypothesis of forms, formal numbers and the form of the good identified with the one, by which Plato tried to explain moral phenomena; while his studies and teaching on rhetoric and poetry soon began to make him take a more tolerant view than Plato did of men's passions.
Once acquired the habitué depends on the drug for a comfortable existence, and as the organism becomes quickly tolerant of the alkaloid the original dose no longer suffices.
Indeed, towards paganism, at least, he is perhaps even more than tolerant, preferring on the whole to keep on good terms with pagan divinities.
He set himself in opposition to Novatian, a presbyter of Rome, who advocated their permanent exclusion from the church; and it was his influence which guided the tolerant measures of the Carthaginian synods on the subject.
He promised to rule otherwise than his father, who had been very energetic and at the same time tolerant in religion.
The humane and tolerant measures provided for in the " nizam-i-jedid," or new regulations for the better treatment of the Christians enacted by Mustafa Kuprili during his grand vizierate (1689-1691), did for a time improve the position of the rayas.
It marks the transition, from the earlier tolerant attitude of Rome towards Christianity, to its later hostile attitude.
The De spectaculis and De idololatria show that Tertullian was already in a certain sense a Montanist before he formally went over to that creed; on the other hand, his De poenitentia proves that his earlier views on church discipline were much more tolerant than his later.
On this account he was accused of deposing the deities of his country and substituting for them a new divinity, but he was acquitted by the tolerant Akbar.
Ochino was banished from Zurich, and, after being refused a shelter by other Protestant cities, directed his steps towards Poland, at that time the most tolerant state in Europe.
Utrecht, thus brought into immediate relations with the Spanish Habsburgs, proved no more tolerant of their rule than of that of its bishops, and took a leading part in the revolt of the Netherlands.
Similarly with regard to the many other pathogenic Trypanosomes now known, there is undoubtedly, in each case, some indigenous wild animal tolerant of that particular form, which serves as a " latent source of supply " to strange mammals.
The Brethren lived in Schwarzenau in peace under the tolerant Count Heinrich Albrecht of Wittgenstein.
But, as Christianity became firmly established, Christian writers' became more tolerant of speculation, and laboured to reduce the doctrines of the church to a rational system.
In general they are characterized by a firm adherence to the fundamental articles of Catholic orthodoxy, tempered by a tolerant attitude towards those not of "the household of the faith."
Samuel's son, Francis Parkman, a graduate of Harvard in 1807, was one of the most eminent of the Boston clergymen, a pupil and friend of Channing, and noted among Unitarians for a broadly tolerant disposition.
It has been supposed by many that he lived to a great age, and argued that "the never-to-be-mistaken fundamental tone of his performance is the quiet talkativeness of a highly cultivated, tolerant, intelligent, old man" (Dahlmann).
But the eye is tolerant of small changes in the focal adjustment which sensibly affect the scale-value.
Considering them first in a tolerant host, the trend of observation is to show that they are never abundant, but on the contrary usually somewhat scarce.
The earl showed himself finely capable in practice as in theory, vigorous and tolerant, a man to be feared and a leader to be followed; he took the government entirely into his own hands, repressed the jobbery traditional to the office, established schools and manufactures, and at once conciliated and kept in check the Orange and Roman Catholic factions.
But they realized that " the Lord had more truth and light yet to break forth of his Holy Word "; and this gave them an open-minded and tolerant spirit, which continued to mark the church in Plymouth Colony, as distinct from the Puritans of Massachusetts Bay.
In his later years Luther became more tolerant on the sacramental question which divided him from the South German cities, although he never departed from his strong opposition to the supposed views of Zwingli himself.
It is even richer in more herbaceous plants tolerant of a hot summer; giant Umbelliferae (such as Ferula) are especially characteristic and yield gum-resins which have long been reckoned valuable.
The government remained tolerant toward the movement, and in January 1562 the Huguenots were given permission to hold public services outside the walls of fortified towns and were not forbidden to meet in private houses within the walls.
In 1563 he was sent to Spain, where his natural abilities were improved by a good education, but he lacked the frank and tolerant spirit of his father, resembling rather his uncle Philip II.
Maximilian himself was an "enlightened" prince of the 18th-century type, whose tolerant principles had already grievously offended his clerical subjects; Montgelas was a firm believer in drastic reform "from above," and, in 1803, had discussed with the rump of the old estates the question of reforms. But the revolutionary changes introduced by the constitution proclaimed on the 1st of May 1808 were due to the direct influence of Napoleon.
The story illustrates the rise of a wealthy class among the Jews of Palestine, to whom the tolerant and distant rule of the Ptolemies afforded wider opportunities.
After his master's death, in the third period of his own life, and during his connexion with Alexander, but before the final construction of his philosophy into a system, he was tending to write more and more in the didactic style; to separate from dialectic, not only metaphysics, but also politics, rhetoric and poetry; to admit by the side of philosophy the arts of persuasive language; to think it part of their legitimate work to rouse the passions; and in all these ways to depart from the ascetic rigidity of the philosophy of Plato, so as to prepare for the tolerant spirit of his own, and especially for his ethical doctrine that virtue consists not in suppressing but in moderating almost all human passions.
He greatly aided in the introduction of many useful reforms, in fostering a more catholic and tolerant spirit, and in cementing a firm alliance with the sister church of England.
The expectations formed of him were not fulfilled, as although he was tolerant, wise and just like his father, he injudiciously sought to take upon himself all the details of administration, a task which proved to be beyond his powers.