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Lenient

Le´ni`ent   Pronunciation: lē´nĭ`ent or lēn´yent
a.1.
1.Relaxing; emollient; softening; assuasive; - sometimes followed by of.
O relax the fibers, are lenient, balsamic.
- Arbuthnot.
Time, that on all things lays his lenient hand.
- Pope.
2.Mild; clement; merciful; not rigorous or severe; as, a lenient disposition; a lenient judge or sentence.
n.1.(Med.) A lenitive; an emollient.
Adj.1.lenient - tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "procedures are lax and discipline is weak"; "too soft on the children"
Synonyms: indulgent, lax, soft
2.lenient - not strict; "an easy teacher"; "easy standards"; "lenient rules"
Synonyms: easy
3.lenient - characterized by tolerance and mercy
Spartan, accepting, accommodating, accommodative, admissive, agreeable, allowing, armed with patience, attentive, balmy, bland, bleeding, careless, charitable, commiserative, complaisant, condolent, consenting, considerate, delicate, disciplined, easy, easygoing, endurant, enduring, faint, forbearant, forbearing, generous, heedful, helpful, human, impotent, imprecise, indifferent, indulgent, kind, kindly, long-suffering, longanimous, loose, magnanimous, melting, mindful, mindful of others, moderate, negligent, nonprohibitive, obliging, overindulgent, overpermissive, patient, patient as Job, permissive, permitting, persevering, philosophical, pitying, regardful, remiss, ruthful, self-controlled, slack, slipshod, sloppy, smooth, soft, softhearted, solicitous, sparing, stoic, suffering, sympathetic, sympathizing, tactful, tenderhearted, thoughtful, tolerating, tolerative, understanding, unprohibitive, unrestrained, warmhearted, weak
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