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[lˈiːnɪənsɪ], [lˈiːnɪənsɪ], [l_ˈiː_n_ɪ__ə_n_s_ɪ]

Synonyms for Leniency:

pity (noun)

commiseration, compassion, humaneness, mercy, pity, sympathy, tenderness.

Other synonyms and related words:

Ruth, abatement, absurdity, acceptance, accommodatingness, acquiescence, agreeableness, allayment, alleviation, allowance, approbation, approval, assent, assuagement, attentiveness, authorization, beneficence, benevolence, benignity, big-heartedness, blunting, bowels, calming, calmness, carelessness, charitableness, charity, clemency, complaisance, composure, concern, condolence, condonation, consent, considerateness, consideration, countenance, damping, deadening, decency, deep emotion, deep love, delicacy, demulsion, diminution, downiness, dulcification, dulling, easiness, easing, easygoingness, endurance, enfranchisement, equanimity, even temper, falling off, favor, favour, featheriness, feeling, fellow-feeling, flossiness, fluffiness, folly, foolery, forbearance, forbearing, forbearingness, forgiveness, fortitude, franchise, generosity, generousness, geniality, gentleness, good will, goodness, goodwill, grace, graciousness, heedfulness, helpfulness, humanity, humoring, hushing, imperturbability, impotence, imprecision, indifference, indulge, indulgence, indulgency, indulging, insolidity, kid gloves, kind-heartedness, kindliness, kindness, large-heartedness, laxity, laxness, leave, lenience, lenientness, lenity, lessening, letdown, letup, liberality, liberty, licence, lightening, long-sufferance, long-suffering, longanimity, looseness, loosening, lulling, magnanimity, meekness, mellowness, mercifulness, mildness, mindfulness, mitigation, moderation, modulation, mollification, morbidezza, negligence, nonresistiveness, nonrigidity, obligingness, of compassion, open-heartedness, overindulgence, overpermissiveness, pacification, palliation, pampering, pardon, pathos, patience, patientness, permission, permissiveness, perseverance, plushiness, pulpiness, punishment, quarter, quietening, quieting, reduction, regard, regardfulness, relaxation, relaxedness, relief, remission, remissness, reprieve, resignation, restraint, sanction, satininess, self-control, self-pity, sensitivity, serenity, silkiness, slackening, slackness, sloppiness, soft-heartedness, softening, softness, solicitousness, solicitude, soothing, sponginess, stoicism, subduement, submission, sufferance, sweet reasonableness, tact, tactfulness, tempering, tender-heartedness, thought, thoughtfulness, tolerance, toleration, tomfoolery, tranquilization, understanding, unflappability, unrestraint, unselfishness, unsolidity, velvetiness, waiting game, waiting it out, warm-heartedness, warmth, weakness, yearning.

Quotes for Leniency:

  1. There is another side to chivalry. If it dispenses leniency it may with equal justification invoke control. Freda Adler.