Spellcheck.net

Definitions of lenient

  1. not strict; "an easy teacher"; "easy standards"; "lenient rules" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "procedures are lax and discipline is weak"; "too soft on the children" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. characterized by tolerance and mercy Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Mild; clement; merciful; not rigorous or severe; as, a lenient disposition; a lenient judge or sentence. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A lenitive; an emollient. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Relaxing; emollient; softening; assuasive; - sometimes followed by of. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Indulgent; mild; merciful; as, a lenient judge. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Leniently. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Softening or mitigating: mild: merciful. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. (med.) That, which softens: an emollient. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. LENIENCY. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Leniency, lenity. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. Mild; merciful. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. Not severe; merciful; mild. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. Softening; mitigating; emollient; not severe; mild. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. That which softens; an emollient. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. Softening; mitigating; not severe; mild, as a sentence. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. Relaxing; emollient; softening; assuasive; -- sometimes followed by of. mso.anu.edu.au
  19. Relaxing; emollient; softening; assuasive; sometimes followed by of. dictgcide_fs
  20. l[=e]'ni-ent, adj. softening: mild: merciful.--n. (med.) that which softens: an emollient.--ns. L[=E]'NIENCE, L[=E]'NIENCY.--adv. L[=E]'NIENTLY.--v.t. L[=E]'NIFY (rare), to assuage.--adj. LEN'ITIVE, mitigating: laxative.--n. any palliative: (med.) an application for easing pain: a mild purgative.--n. LEN'ITY, mildness: clemency. [L. leniens, -entis, pr.p. of len[=i]re, to soften--lenis, soft.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  21. Emollient (archaic); tolerant, gentle, indisposed to severity. Hence lenience, leniency, nn., leniently adv. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary

What are the misspellings for lenient?

X