lenience


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le·ni·ence

 (lē′nē-əns, lēn′yəns)
n.
Leniency.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lenience - mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerantlenience - mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant
mercifulness, mercy - a disposition to be kind and forgiving; "in those days a wife had to depend on the mercifulness of her husband"
2.lenience - a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone; "too much indulgence spoils a child"
permissiveness, tolerance - a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
softness - a disposition to be lenient in judging others; "softness is not something permitted of good leaders"
3.lenience - lightening a penalty or excusing from a chore by judges or parents or teachers
tolerance - the act of tolerating something
mercy, clemency, mercifulness - leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice; "he threw himself on the mercy of the court"

lenience

noun
1. Kind, forgiving, or compassionate treatment of or disposition toward others:
2. Forbearing or lenient treatment:
Translations
shovívavost
mildhed
linkind, mildi
hoşgörülülük

lenience

[ˈliːnɪəns] leniency [ˈliːnɪənsɪ] Nindulgencia f, benevolencia f
to show leniency to or towards sbser or mostrarse indulgente con or hacia algn

lenience

, leniency
nNachsicht f(towards gegenüber); (of judge, attitude, treatment, sentence)Milde f

lenience

[ˈliːnɪəns] leniency [ˈliːnɪənsɪ] n (of person) → clemenza, indulgenza; (of sentence, punishment) → mitezza

lenient

(ˈliːniənt) adjective
merciful or punishing only lightly. You are much too lenient with wrongdoers.
ˈleniently adverb
ˈlenience, ˈleniency noun
References in classic literature ?
sir, you regard things with the lenience natural to those who live at peace with themselves; and I with all the severity of one who sees much that he would fain obliterate in the story of his life.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned and denounced the cowardly act, emphasizing that such awkward actions are contrary to the values of religion and the lenience teachings of Islam, pointing that it only serve the Zionist enemy that lurks the Arab and Islamic nation and uses such perpetrators to carry out its criminal deeds that target the innocent citizens.
10) by ISIL militants have driven the point home that past lenience to groups that fought against the Assad regime may prove costly in the long run, even if those groups were composed of fellow Muslims.
The ERA-Oman report stated, "Currently, residential end user investment saw some stirrings due to continuing consumer interest and banks' lenience in offering loans and active contribution of Islamic banking.
In April last year, Yadav provoked public outrage by seeking lenience for three people found guilty of raping a photojournalist in Mumbai.
He said nobody could be granted undue lenience, directing lawyers to approach trial court or a duty judge to get the bail on Thursday.
Whilst the prosecution had sought the standard sentence of three months' imprisonment for the crime of committing an obscene act, the court exercised considerable lenience in releasing them after three days with a fine and a banning order.
It also called for banning violence and extremism and promoting the true values of Islam, namely justice, mercy, lenience and tolerance.
Referee Steve Lee showed little lenience at the breakdown though and the game continued in the same vein with kicks directed to the corner for the forwards to do their work.
Mr Evans' family asked for lenience because of her "good reputation" as a GP.
Agnew was a Sunderland player at the time, and commented to me that I was showing remarkable lenience and I suggested that he could perhaps help me out.
THREE court cases involving individual instances of negligent driving, which left two women dead and an underage girl paralysed, appear to have been tried with suspicious lenience due to the defendants' social standing, state TV reported on Thursday.