English edit

Etymology edit

From lenient +‎ -ence.[1]

Noun edit

lenience (countable and uncountable, plural leniences)

  1. 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.

Translations edit

References edit

  1. ^ lenience, n.”, in OED Online  , Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, launched 2000.