Lenity in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Lenity

the state of being merciful and forgiving towards others

Examples of Lenity in a sentence

After being found guilty, the nervous felon hoped that the judge would offer lenity and a short sentence.  πŸ”Š

Without a bit of lenity, the prosecutor announced his plan to seek the death penalty.  πŸ”Š

The third time the teen broke curfew, his mother decided to end her lenity and instill a tough punishment.  πŸ”Š

The family’s lenity towards their daughter’s killer was based on their Christian values and belief in forgiveness.  πŸ”Š

Lenity was shown to the new lacrosse player regarding penalties.  πŸ”Š

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