Leniency and Meanness


Leniency noun - Kind, gentle, or compassionate treatment especially towards someone who is undeserving of it.
Usage example: the defense requested leniency in light of their client's lack of a prior criminal record

Meanness is an antonym for leniency in forbearance topic.

Nearby Words: lenient, leniently, lenience


Meanness noun - The desire to cause pain for the satisfaction of doing harm.

Leniency is an antonym for meanness.

Nearby Words: mean, meanly
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