Antonyms
Etymology

1. lenient

adjective. ['ˈliːniːənt, ˈliːnjənt'] not strict.

Antonyms

  • nonindulgent

Etymology

  • leniens (Latin)

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Rhymes with Lenient

  • inconvenient
  • convenient

How to spell lenient? Is it leneant? Or leanniant? Common misspellings are:

  • leneant
  • leanniant

Sentences with lenient


1. Adjective
PPO plans are more lenient when it comes to letting you choose a dentist.

Quotes about lenient


1. ‎Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself-and be lenient to everybody else.
- Henry Ward Beecher

2. lenient

adjective. ['ˈliːniːənt, ˈliːnjənt'] characterized by tolerance and mercy.

Antonyms

  • abstemious

Etymology

  • leniens (Latin)

3. lenient

adjective. ['ˈliːniːənt, ˈliːnjənt'] tolerant or lenient.

Synonyms

  • permissive
  • soft

Antonyms

  • unfavorable
  • unpermissiveness
  • preventive

Etymology

  • leniens (Latin)
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