Leniency in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Leniency

quality of mercy or forgiveness

Examples of Leniency in a sentence

Despite his history of violent, the judge decided to grant him leniency due to his quick admission of guilt.  🔊

Because he agreed to expose his supplier, the drug dealer was granted leniency in his sentencing.  🔊

Though they claim to be strict, the teachers often exercise leniency for those who normally behave.  🔊

Though not known for her leniency, the principle allowed the students misconduct to go unpunished.  🔊

Police may not need to practice leniency, but many officers do so for minor violations.  🔊

After pulling yet another prank, the student was surprised when he was granted leniency and only got a detention.  🔊

Since he had no history of priors, the thief begged the judge for some leniency.  🔊

When the judge is in a good mood, he is often known to show leniency.  🔊

In spite of his friendly demeanor, the enforcer showed no leniency, punishing the offender to the fullest extent.  🔊

The murderer knew it would be foolish to expect leniency from the judge.  🔊

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