Leniency [noun]

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Sentence/Example of Leniency:

Maya’s daughter is given additional time on assignments and leniency for getting to school late or leaving early.

Georgia legislators and SKI customers have advocated leniency, arguing that punishing SKI could damage partners who had no role in or knowledge of SKI’s violations.

While the risk of collateral damage would hold significant weight in the sentencing phase of a conventional criminal or civil court proceeding, experts say the USITC’s mandate and structure makes leniency less likely.

With regard to the able-bodied pauper, at any rate for the first fifteen years after 1871, there was to be no leniency.

We are willing, however, to offer a leniency not required by the circumstances.

Surely leniency is the most becoming of all virtues, even in persons who have least need of anyone's indulgence.

And this leniency and forgiveness were the more remarkable, since he was not demonstrative in his affections and friendships.

I am thus confident of your leniency, because it seems to me that my case is not only a plain, but an interesting one.

Neither removed her hat when dancing, a proceeding which many of the juniors and seniors present regarded with no leniency.

Their leniency, which was notorious, alienated the king or probably furnished him with a pretext for breaking with them.