Definitions for leniency

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word leniency

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lenience, leniency, mildness, lenity(noun)

    mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant

  2. indulgence, lenience, leniency(noun)

    a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone

    "too much indulgence spoils a child"

  3. lenience, leniency(noun)

    lightening a penalty or excusing from a chore by judges or parents or teachers

Wiktionary

  1. leniency(Noun)

    The quality of mercy or forgiveness, especially in the assignment of punishment as in a court case.

    The convicted felon asked for leniency, but because the crime was so heinous the judge refused and gave the maximum sentence.

  2. leniency(Noun)

    An act of being lenient.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Leniency(noun)

    the quality or state of being lenient; lenity; clemency

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of leniency in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of leniency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hippocrates:

    it would not be a good impression that even the heads can be lax because of Company’s leniency

  2. Alessandra Gonsales:

    The biggest challenge in relationship to the leniency agreements is judicial security for the companies.

  3. Carlos Lima:

    There are more, there are leniency agreements underway that talk about this, but until they are finalized we will not know how many (projects) for sure.

  4. Ipsita Smolinski:

    The fact that the agency provided leniency on the home risk assessments is a good thing. However, fully phasing in the risk adjustment model could be detrimental to some plans.

  5. Gerges Scott:

    Private prisons have the same standards and guidelines as federal prisons, there is a lot more accountability for private prisons. Union workers in public prisons provide a lot of leniency for their employees. In a private prison, a majority are not unionized, so the oversight is very rigid.

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