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le·ni·ent

lenient

 
 
pronunciation:
lin ynt
part of speech: adjective
definition: not strict with rules; tolerant.
Our teacher is lenient about being late for class during bad weather.
synonyms:
easy, soft, tolerant
antonyms:
exacting, grim, harsh, severe, stern, strict
similar words:
generous, humane, kind, liberal, mild, moderate
derivation: leniently (adv.)