(leniently) laxly: in a permissively lenient manner; "he felt incensed that Tarrant should have been treated so leniently given his crime"
(leniency) lenience: mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant
(leniency) indulgence: a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone; "too much indulgence spoils a child"
(leniency) lenience: lightening a penalty or excusing from a chore by judges or parents or teachers
Mercy (Middle English, from Anglo-French merci, from Medieval Latin merced-, merces, from Latin, "price paid, wages", from merc-, merxi "merchandise") can refer both to compassionate behaviour on the part of those in power (e.g. ...
lax; tolerant of deviation; permissive; not strict
(leniency) The quality of mercy or forgiveness, especially in the assignment of punishment as in a court case; An act of being lenient
(Leniency) An evaluation error in which an evaluator has a tendency to rate a person higher than that person should be rated.
(Leniency) Recommendation for a sentence less than the maximum allowed.
(Leniency) The tendency to perceive the job performance of ratees as especially good.