Tolerant vs Respectful - What's the difference?

tolerant | respectful |


As adjectives the difference between tolerant and respectful

is that tolerant is tolerant while respectful is marked or characterized by respect; as, respectful deportment.

As a verb tolerant

is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

tolerant

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • tending to permit, allow, understand, or accept something
  • He's pretty tolerant of different political views, but don't ask him about religion.
  • tending to withstand or survive
  • These plants are tolerant of drought and sunlight.

    respectful

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Marked or characterized by respect; as, respectful deportment.
  • Antonyms

    * disrespectful