What are some alternative words for lenient?

Synonyms for lenientˈli ni ənt, ˈlin yənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indulgent, lenient, soft(adj)

    tolerant or lenient

    "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "too soft on the children"; "they are soft on crime"

    Synonyms:
    cushy, indulgent, mild, easy, piano, balmy, lenient, voiced, soft, delicate, flabby, subdued, diffuse, flaccid, gentle, sonant, easygoing, diffused

    Antonyms:
    inclement, demanding, unpermissive

  2. lenient(adj)

    not strict

    "an easy teacher"; "easy standards"; "lenient rules"; "an easy penalty"

    Synonyms:
    indulgent, soft

    Antonyms:
    demanding, unpermissive, inclement

  3. lenient(adj)

    characterized by tolerance and mercy

    Synonyms:
    indulgent, soft

    Antonyms:
    unpermissive, demanding, inclement

Wiktionary

  1. lenient(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    permissive, lax

    Antonyms:
    severe, strict

  2. lenient(adjective)

    lax; tolerant of deviation; permissive; not strict

    Synonyms:
    permissive, lax

    Antonyms:
    severe, strict

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lenient(a.)

    Synonyms:
    softening, assuasive, soothing, mitigating, mitigative, lenitive

  2. lenient(a.)

    Synonyms:
    mild, gentle, clement, merciful, tender, forbearing, long-suffering, not rigorous, not severe


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