HyperDic: lenience

English > 3 senses of the word lenience:
NOUNattributelenience, leniency, mildness, lenitymercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant
attributelenience, indulgence, leniencya disposition to yield to the wishes of someone
actlenience, leniencylightening a penalty or excusing from a chore by judges or parents or teachers
English > lenience: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningmercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant.
Synonymsleniency, mildness, lenity
Broadermercifulness, mercyA disposition to be kind and forgiving
Spanishindulgencia, lenidad
Catalanindulgència, lenitat
Adjectiveslenienttolerant or lenient
English > lenience: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA disposition to yield to the wishes of someone.
Synonymsindulgence, leniency
NarrowersoftnessA disposition to be lenient in judging / judging others
Broaderpermissiveness, toleranceA disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
Spanishindulgencia
Adjectiveslenientnot strict
English > lenience: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningLightening a penalty or excusing from a chore by judges or parents or teachers.
Synonymleniency
Narrowerclemency, mercifulness, mercyleniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice
BroadertoleranceThe act of tolerating something
Spanishbenevolencia, indulgencia, lenidad
Catalanindulgència, lenitat
Adjectiveslenienttolerant or lenient

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