Definition of Lenities

1. Noun. (plural of lenity) ¹



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Definition of Lenities

1. lenity [n] - See also: lenity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lenities

leniency
lenient
leniently
lenients
lenified
lenifies
lenify
lenifying
leniment
leniments
leningradite
lenis
lenite
lenited
lenites
lenities (current term)
leniting
lenition
lenitions
lenitive
lenitively
lenitiveness
lenitives
lenitude
lenity
lenni-lenape
lennilenapeite
lennow
lennox-gastaut syndrome
lennox syndrome

Literary usage of Lenities

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1. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers, Thomas Thomson (1870)
"... the most unskilful eye; whilst his lenities were of a kind which few have sufficient taste or knowledge of the art to discern, far less to appreciate. ..."

2. The Communistic Societies of the United States: From Personal Visit and by Charles Nordhoff (1875)
"... when other brethren than their care-takers were present—such were the orders we saw rigorously enforced, and the lenities we freely granted. ..."

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