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1. permissiveness

noun. ['pɝˈmɪsɪvnəs'] a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior.

Synonyms

  • tolerance
  • indulgence
  • leniency
  • disposition
  • temperament
  • lenience
  • acceptance
  • permissive
  • unpermissive
  • overtolerance
  • sufferance

Antonyms

  • unpermissive
  • unpermissiveness
  • narrow-mindedness
  • intolerance

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Words that Rhyme with Permissiveness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Example sentences of the word permissiveness


1. Noun, singular or mass
There are three basic ways (or four, depending on your level of permissiveness) in which atoms can form a chemical bond; examples of each are given below.

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