Synonyms of lenient


1. indulgent, lenient, soft, permissive (vs. unpermissive)

usage: tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "too soft on the children"; "they are soft on crime"

2. lenient, undemanding (vs. demanding)

usage: not strict; "an easy teacher"; "easy standards"; "lenient rules"; "an easy penalty"

3. lenient, clement (vs. inclement)

usage: characterized by tolerance and mercy

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Definition and meaning of lenient (Dictionary)