Definition of over-tolerant in English:

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Not sufficiently strict or severe: maybe we were over-tolerant with protesters
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  • Unfortunately our over-tolerant attitude to wrongdoing of any nature has created a second generation underclass.
  • I don't know where you get the idea that I am over-tolerant of her caprices!
  • He is almost over-tolerant of the demands that are made on him.

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