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Synonyms for permissiveness

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Permissiveness "outside of the law" and permissiveness "to ensure loyalty" are other tactics the state has followed to keep control over mosques run by Islamist groups or NGOs, he said.
Like von Trier, his nymphomaniac tries to outrun social permissiveness in chase of the vanishing forbidden.
Because several of the ungulate cell lines had not previously been used for viral infection experiments, we determined permissiveness of all cell lines for Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV) clone 13, a virus mutant known to be attenuated yet broadly infectious for ungulate cell lines (13).
Specifically, their results showed decreased permissiveness and increased belief in treatment interventions.
Roura said: "It is evident that with Undiano our numbers are always worse than with others and we keep in mind his permissiveness in the Copa Final.
When asked about concerns regarding the media's effect on children, junk food marketing and bad eating habits ranked near the middle of the list, beat out by issues such as sexual permissiveness, materialism and violence.
The concretization of beliefs about the "common prostitute" promoted by the Wolfenden Report and enshrined into law by the Street Offences Act, argues Laite, seriously calls into question the trajectory of permissiveness in mid-century Britain.
For her, the mantra "born this way" is nothing more than a slogan to justify anarchy and sexual permissiveness.
For Gaga, the mantra "born this way" is nothing more than a convenient slogan to justify anarchy and sexual permissiveness.
With this type of permissiveness, policies and controls are even more important to help secure our environments.
The report states that "where an age limit is set, it is largely a product of cultural attitudes toward alcohol and level of permissiveness to drinking by young people.
The present study sought to determine whether Anglo-Canadians and Franco-Quebecois students differed with respect to sexual guilt and whether these potential differences would be mediated by differences in parental sexual permissiveness and religiosity.
He said the ideology behind the Rule of Law had been a major research interest since his student days, but in the wake of the August riots he acknowledged the theories in his book could be interpreted as an authoritarian reaction to permissiveness.
Relativism often is associated with permissiveness and a weakening of standards, an association that took on sinister overtones when critics dismissed Einstein's theories as "Jewish physics.