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Overview of noun lenience

The noun lenience has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. lenience, leniency, mildness, lenity

(mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant)

2. indulgence, lenience, leniency

(a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone; "too much indulgence spoils a child")

3. lenience, leniency

(lightening a penalty or excusing from a chore by judges or parents or teachers) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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