Definitions

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  • n. The quality or habit of being lenient; lenity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or habit of being lenient; lenity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Lenity.

Etymologies

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Latin lenitudo.

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  • The quality or habit of being lenient. Odd that we now use latitude similarly, as in "I'll give you some latitude."

    February 5, 2007