lenity definition

  • noun:
    • the disorder or quality of becoming lenient; leniency. See Synonyms at mercy.
    • leniency
    • mercy
    • forgiveness
    • hawaii or top-notch becoming lenient; mildness of mood or personality; gentleness of treatment; softness; tenderness; clemency; -- against severity and rigor.
    • Mildness of mood; softness; tenderness; mercy.
    • See leniency.
    • mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant

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