lenience


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  • noun

Synonyms for lenience

kind, forgiving, or compassionate treatment of or disposition toward others

Synonyms for lenience

mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant

a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone

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

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So it seems that while perpetrators are no longer able to lawfully use a stick to beat their wives, somewhere in the system there is a lenience.
In these rounds of talks we have observed lenience in order to build trust and reach a comprehensive deal, but we have not made the slightest compromise over the rights of the Iranian nation, and we will never do so," the state news agency (IRNA) quoted President Rouhani as saying.
The God praised here wields power through lenience.
Therefore, there will be no lenience when it comes to the "exclusivity of weapons" in the hands of the government and under its command.
In our imperfect world, showing lenience to heinous criminals ends up being a licence to commit more crime
Nassar stressed that the staff council agreed that "there shall be no lenience towards any acts which aim to stall the examination process," adding that those behind such acts will be prosecuted.
For him, it was restricted only to the family household, and bound by the code normally assigned to the trials of members of the gentry, with additional lenience on the side of Johan due to their kinship.
When Farrell was pulled over a second time, the situation escalated as she pleaded for lenience while refusing the officer's orders to get out of the van.
He added that the state is not lenience with militias or gangs who trespass the freedom of people and impost their rotten values on others under various pretexts.
Mandela managed to present new standards for the culture of lenience and peace seeking both at national and at the international levels," Dehqani said.
Joubert offers little lenience at the scrummage, especially and the Lions need to remain on his right side.
Along the way, he learns firsthand just how instrumental things like benevolence, lenience, and luck are in order to receive nourishment, security, work, and even legal defense in his difficult position, a realization that is reinforced when Irma simply says to him, "It's all about mercy.
The truckers are just one sector of many transporters in the DR that have used vandalism and depended on lenience from successive governments to achieve monopolistic positions.
The Bahraini government has generally been tolerant towards most violators, many of whom were caught red handed - and I am one among many Bahrainis who are losing patience with the excessive lenience shown towards disorderly behaviour in Bahrain.
Lenience comes with mitigating circumstances or a clean record.