Sentence Examples


  • Flechier, by his leniency and tact, succeeded in bringing over some of them to his views, and even gained the esteem of those who declined to change their faith.
  • Discontent at the leniency of these terms was so strong at Constantinople that it nearly brought on a renewal of the war.
  • De la Gardie was treated with relative leniency, but he "received permission to retire to his estates for the rest of his life" and died there in comparative poverty, a mere shadow of his former magnificent self.
  • Apart from their control of public education, their power was enhanced by their efforts to better the position of women, and by their notorious leniency in the matter of punishments.
  • The leniency of the sentences indicates the comparatively trifling character of the wrongdoing.