lenience

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noun le·nience \ˈlē-nyən(t)s, -nē-ən(t)s\

Definition of lenience

Examples of lenience in a sentence

  1. a judge's reputation for lenience towards first-time criminals

1796

First Known Use of lenience

1796


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