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permissiveness

See definition of permissiveness on Dictionary.com
  • as inindulgence
  • as inlaissez-faire
  • as inlenience
  • as inlenity
  • as intoleration

synonyms for permissiveness

  • extravagance
  • kindness
  • leniency
  • privilege
  • allowance
  • appeasement
  • attention
  • courtesy
  • endurance
  • excess
  • favor
  • fondling
  • fondness
  • forbearance
  • fulfillment
  • goodwill
  • hedonism
  • immoderation
  • intemperance
  • intemperateness
  • lenience
  • pampering
  • partiality
  • patience
  • petting
  • pleasing
  • profligacy
  • satiation
  • satisfaction
  • service
  • spoiling
  • tolerance
  • toleration
  • understanding
  • babying
  • coddling
  • favoring
  • gratifying
  • kowtowing
  • placating
  • profligateness
  • toadying
  • treating
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antonyms for permissiveness

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  • disapproval
  • disfavor
  • disregard
  • dissatisfaction
  • frustration
  • intolerance
  • need
  • want
  • abstention
  • care
  • moderation
  • temperance
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    How to use permissiveness in a sentence

    The report detailed systematic leadership failures that produced a permissive environment for sexual harassment and assault at the sprawling Texas army post.
    THE ARMY CAN’T REPEAT THE MISTAKES OF THE 1990S IF IT WANTS TO END SEXUAL ASSAULTDAVID FITZGERALDDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Campbell’s permissive approach to short-term rentals will harm San Diego’s working residents.
    MONTGOMERY STEPPE HAS DEMONSTRATED THE POWER OF COALITION-BUILDINGKIP EISCHENDECEMBER 3, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    One agency executive said they expect YouTube will limit the new channels’ inventory to its most permissive brand-safety tier.
    ‘I DON’T KNOW IF IT’S EVER GOING TO DIE’: ADVERTISERS GRAPPLE WITH THE GRP’S GRIP ON THE TV AND STREAMING AD MARKETTIM PETERSONNOVEMBER 25, 2020DIGIDAY
    The permissive environment also helped create favourable conditions for the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s.
    GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS SHOW HOW THE US HAS RETREATED FROM ITS POSITION AS A WORLD LEADERLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 9, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
    She smiled with large permissiveness on the young aspirant, who appeared not to understand her.
    THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
    The "permissiveness" or indifference of the ruler of the universe grows amazingly.
    THE WAR AND THE CHURCHESJOSEPH MCCABE
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