Lenience vs. Lenient
Difference Between Lenience and Lenient
Leniency: mercy or forgiveness in the assignment of punishment.There was lenience in the sentence given by the court, and he got the minimum prison time.
Lax; not strict; tolerant of dissent or deviationThe standard is fairly lenient, so use your discretion.
mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant
(medicine) A lenitive; an emollient.
a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone;too much indulgence spoils a child
tolerant or lenient;indulgent parents risk spoiling their childrenprocedures are lax and discipline is weaktoo soft on the children
lightening a penalty or excusing from a chore by judges or parents or teachers
not strict;an easy teachereasy standardslenient rules
characterized by tolerance and mercy