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An institution, organization, or fund established to help the needy.
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  1. An institution, organization, or fund established to help the needy.
  2. (Christianity) The theological virtue defined as love directed first toward God but also toward oneself and one's neighbors as objects of God's love.
  3. (Christian Theol.) The love of God for humanity, or a love of one's fellow human beings
Forbearance, leniency, or mercy, as toward an offender or enemy
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  1. Forbearance, leniency, or mercy, as toward an offender or enemy
  2. A merciful, kind, or lenient act.
  3. A disposition to show mercy, especially toward an offender or enemy.
An excellence or power granted by God.
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  1. An excellence or power granted by God.
  2. (Theol.) The unmerited love and favor of God toward human beings
  3. Mercy; clemency.
Leniency.
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  1. Leniency.
  2. (Countable) A leniency: a specific act or instance of leniency.
  3. (Uncountable) Leniency: mercy or forgiveness in the assignment of punishment.
Lenient treatment, as in disciplining or sentencing
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  1. Lenient treatment, as in disciplining or sentencing
  2. The condition or quality of being lenient.
  3. A lenient act.
The state of being merciful; mercy.
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Kind or compassionate treatment; relief of suffering
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  1. Kind or compassionate treatment; relief of suffering
  2. Imprisonment rather than the death penalty imposed on those found guilty of capital crimes
  3. Compassionate treatment, especially of those under one's power; clemency.
(Uncountable) The quality of being charitable.
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  1. (Uncountable) The quality of being charitable.
  2. (Rare, countable) A particular kind or instance of this quality.
(Christianity) The theological virtue defined as love directed first toward God but also toward oneself and one's neighbors as objects of God's love.
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  1. (Christianity) The theological virtue defined as love directed first toward God but also toward oneself and one's neighbors as objects of God's love.
  2. An institution, organization, or fund established to help the needy.
  3. A welfare institution, organization, or fund
A refraining from the enforcement of something (as a debt, right, or obligation) that is due.
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  1. A refraining from the enforcement of something (as a debt, right, or obligation) that is due.
  2. The act of forbearing
  3. (Law) The act of giving a debtor more time to pay rather than immediately enforcing a debt that is due.
The state of being indulgent; tolerance:
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  1. The state of being indulgent; tolerance:
  2. (Roman Catholic Church) The remission of punishment still due, especially in purgatory, for a sin that has been sacramentally absolved.
  3. (R.C.Ch.) A partial or complete remission, under conditions specified by the Church, of divine temporal punishment that may otherwise still be due for sin committed but forgiven
Leniency.
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  1. Leniency.
  2. (Uncountable) Leniency: mercy or forgiveness in the assignment of punishment.
  3. (Countable) A leniency: a specific act or instance of leniency.
Lenient treatment, as in disciplining or sentencing
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  1. Lenient treatment, as in disciplining or sentencing
  2. The condition or quality of being lenient.
  3. A lenient act.
Diminution in the physiological response to a drug that occurs after continued use, necessitating larger doses to produce a given response.
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  1. Diminution in the physiological response to a drug that occurs after continued use, necessitating larger doses to produce a given response.
  2. The capacity for or the practice of recognizing and respecting the beliefs or practices of others.
  3. Freedom from bigotry or prejudice
Tolerance with respect to the actions and beliefs of others.
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  1. Tolerance with respect to the actions and beliefs of others.
  2. Official recognition of the rights of individuals and groups to hold dissenting opinions, especially on religion.
  3. Tolerance; esp., freedom to hold religious views that differ from the established ones
Find another word for lenity. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for lenity, like: charity, clemency, grace, lenience, leniency, mercifulness, mercy, charitableness, charity, forbearance and indulgence.