lenience

[ lee-nee-uh n-see, leen-yuh n- ]SEE DEFINITION OF lenience

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LENIENCE

I cannot explain—my brain is on fire, I think—but try to judge with lenience.

Shortcomings of this nature should be regarded with some lenience.

Bonaparte has also been blamed for the lenience of his terms.

It was plain that lenience was wasted in such a case, and simple imprisonment was not enough.

I thought it an odd example of lenience to allow the batsman as many strokes behind the catcher as he chanced to make.

If some gentlemen knew the facts that come to us, they would wonder at our lenience to their faults.

He had inherited from his old Irish mother a certain mildness, and a lenience, where they were concerned.

Lenity is undoubtedly the proper word to use, though both Webster and Worcester do recognize leniency and lenience.

De Wet was once more given his life, and the other rebels were treated with a lenience which nothing but its wisdom could excuse.

If God did not chastise sin, that lenience would argue that He was not all love and goodness towards man.

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