Strict and Tolerant


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Strict adjective – Given to exacting standards of discipline and self-restraint.
Usage example: that piano teacher is notoriously strict, but students make great strides under her tutelage

Tolerant is an antonym for strict in topics: severe, accurate, authoritarian.
Nearby Words: strictly, strictness
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Tolerant adjective – Showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others.
Strict is an antonym for tolerant.
Nearby Words: tolerate, tolerable, tolerance, toleration, tolerantly
Antonyms for Tolerant
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approach strict approach tolerant approach
view strict view tolerant view
man strict man tolerant man
woman strict woman tolerant woman
Other nouns: family, personality, stance, limits, mother, father, interpretation, standards.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Senran Kagura Good shinobi aim to protect this world but are rather stern and strict, while evil shinobi are depicted are more tolerant and individualists, but also more aggressive.
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