tolerantly

All Adverb
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  • He listened to us tolerantly, as a man might listen to the prattle of children. Cited from Father Payne, by Arthur Christopher Benson
  • Thea laughed tolerantly as she began to gather up her music. Cited from The Song of the Lark, Willa Cather
  • The official to whom he addressed his enquiry eyed him tolerantly. Cited from The Double Traitor, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • "And what's that?" she cried back tolerantly, though the dark thoughts buzzed about her head like bees. Cited from The Judge, by Rebecca West
  • The general amended the colonel's statement from time to time, but the young man only smiled tolerantly and shook his head. Cited from A Certain Rich Man, by William Allen White
  • In mid-Victorian days they labelled all sorts of things as unspeakable that we should speak about quite tolerantly. Cited from Reginald in Russia, etc., by Saki (H.H.Munro)
  • Uncle Sam smiled tolerantly when some would have had him chastise. Cited from Starr, of the Desert, by B. M Bower
  • The Coaster smiled tolerantly at the wide-eyed eager young man at his side. Cited from Once Upon A Time, by Richard Harding Davis
  • They listened tolerantly enough, as one listens to a child or to any other incapable of keeping to the business in hand. Cited from The Last Hope, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Listen tolerantly to his little bragging, and help him "do" his sums? Cited from Bits About Home Matters, by Helen Hunt Jackson
  • He shrugged his shoulders, and smiling tolerantly upon her, proceeded to smoke. Cited from Big Timber, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Weary still leaned his elbow on the bar and smiled at him tolerantly. Cited from The Lonesome Trail and Other Stories, by B. M. Bower
  • His nephew smiled tolerantly, and shifted his thickset figure to a more comfortable position. Cited from I Spy, by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  • Therefore I cannot say that I have any certainty that the marriage question will be dealt with decently and tolerantly. Cited from Getting Married, by George Bernard Shaw
  • Lady Bassett departed with the words, shaking her head tolerantly and still smiling. Cited from The Way of an Eagle, by Ethel M. Dell
  • The Empire began to be viewed more tolerantly by the new governments, and its considerable achievements were openly recognized.
  • DOOLITTLE [tolerantly] A little of both, Henry, like the rest of us: a little of both. Cited from Pygmalion, by George Bernard Shaw
  • He had parted with half-a-crown, tolerantly, compassionately, with considerable contempt for his species. Cited from Jacob's Room, by Virginia Woolf
  • Esteban laughed tolerantly, for as yet the name of Weyler meant nothing to him. Cited from Rainbow's End, by Rex Beach
  • But he thought very tolerantly of the future, and he confirmed himself in the decision he had already made, to stick to Chicago when he came back to America. Cited from Entire PG Edition of William Dean Howells
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Meaning of tolerantly

  • adverb In a tolerant manner
    he reacts rather tolerantly toward his son's juvenile behavior