Adjective(1) tolerant or lenient(2) not strict(3) characterized by tolerance and mercy
(1) However he has a heart problem which might cause the authorities to impose a much more lenient sentence, it reports.(2) There is no need for them to be lenient , nor are they expected to close their eyes to evil practices.(3) Therefore, I will not suspend you this time, but do not expect me to be so lenient with you next time.(4) The punishment for a woman is more lenient - she must stay in prison until she reverts, however long it takes.(5) If we forgive too easily or grow too lenient in our criminal justice system, we may ignore the genuine harm done.(6) Lewis was banned from boxing after his act and for many, that punishment was too lenient .(7) Dance companies are more lenient about tattoos than you might expect, and certainly more so than they once were.(8) Well, it seems Mr Adler's interpretation of that punishment was a little more lenient than the law would prefer.(9) Academic staff at overseas universities tend to be more lenient towards guest students from developing countries.(10) Many thought this too lenient a punishment for a teenager who had created the world's most prolific computer worms.(11) The 30-month sentence has been criticized by Australia and the United States as too lenient .(12) A journalist in Melbourne wrote a column suggesting that a local magistrate was too lenient on criminals.(13) It is no wonder labor unions holding illegal protests expect the government to be lenient .(14) When those convicted are let off with lenient sentences what do people expect?(15) The punishment must fit the crime, yet we let magistrates get away with handing out lenient sentences.(16) Perhaps this is a poor assumption, but if you were ever to be caught, the authorities might be more lenient with you.
1. merciful ::
2. clement ::
3. forgiving ::
5. tolerant ::
6. charitable ::
7. humane ::
8. indulgent ::
9. easygoing ::
10. magnanimous ::
11. sympathetic ::
12. compassionate ::
13. mild ::
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Look, I wish I could be more LENIENT
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 7
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