Permissive in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Permissive

giving permission, or predisposed to give it; lenient

Examples of Permissive in a sentence

Timmy's mother was too permissive, allowing him to do what he wanted when he wanted.  🔊

He claims that society has been far too permissive towards drug taking.  🔊

Accustomed to too much freedom and independence, Jamie can be seen as the victim of a permissive upbringing.  🔊

Because the curfew was permissive, no one was really punished when it was broken.  🔊

It's a very permissive school where the children are allowed to do whatever they want.  🔊

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