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Lenient meaning in English

Meaning of Lenient in English

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Lenient

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Adjective

1. indulgent, lenient, soft

tolerant or lenient

Example Sentences:
'indulgent parents risk spoiling their children'
'too soft on the children'
'they are soft on crime'

2. lenient

not strict

Example Sentences:
'an easy teacher'
'easy standards'
'lenient rules'
'an easy penalty'

3. lenient

characterized by tolerance and mercy

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Lenient

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adjective
1. 
showing or characterized by mercy or tolerance
2. archaic
caressing or soothing

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Lenient

see synonyms of lenient
adjective
1. 
not harsh or severe in disciplining, punishing, judging, etc.; mild; merciful; clement
2.  Archaic
soothing

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Lenient

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adj.
1. Inclined not to be harsh or strict; merciful or indulgent: lenient parents.
2. Not harsh or strict; merciful or generous: lenient rules.

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