HyperDic: permissiveness

English > 1 sense of the word permissiveness:
NOUNattributepermissiveness, tolerancea disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
permissiveness > pronunciation
Soundspermih'sihvnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > permissiveness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior.
Synonymtolerance
Attributespermissivegranting or inclined or able to grant permission
unpermissivenot inclined to grant permission
Narrowerindulgence, lenience, leniencyA disposition to yield to the wishes of someone
overtoleranceToo much permissiveness
toleration, acceptance, sufferanceA disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
Broaderdisposition, temperamentYour usual / usual mood
Oppositeunpermissiveness, restrictivenessA lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limits
Spanishpermisividad, tolerancia
Catalanpermissivitat, tolerància
Adjectivespermissivegranting or inclined or able to grant permission

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