Leniency

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Definition

leniency: compassion, tolerance, moderation
noun
to show leniency towards someone to demonstrate mercy, generosity, or moderation to someone

(a) lenient (person): (a) merciful, forgiving, tolerant (person)
adjective

Examples

  • "However, I hope that providing you with some context to this incident might help convince you to show a bit of leniency towards my two knucklehead colleagues."

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