1. mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant

Similar word(s): leniency, lenity, mildness

Definition categories: attribute, mercifulness, mercy

2. a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone

Similar word(s): indulgence, leniency

Definition categories: attribute, permissiveness, tolerance

3. lightening a penalty or excusing from a chore by judges or parents or teachers

Similar word(s): leniency

Definition categories: act, tolerance

Sentences with lenience as a noun:

- There was lenience in the sentence given by the court, and he got the minimum prison time.