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
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
tending to permit, allow, understand, or accept something
tending to withstand or survive
- He's pretty tolerant of different political views, but don't ask him about religion.
- These plants are tolerant of drought and sunlight.
Marked or characterized by respect; as, respectful deportment.