Translation of "lenient" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈliːn·i·ənt/ us /ˈlin·jənt/

A lenient punishment is not severe.

indulgente, poco severo
He asked the judge to pass a lenient sentence.
leniently adverb /ˈliːn·i·ənt·li/ us /ˈlin·jənt·li/

con indulgencia

(Translation of “lenient” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈliːniənt/

merciful or punishing only lightly

clemente, indulgente, tolerante
He’s much too lenient when the children are being naughty.
leniently adverb

con clemencia
Many people think that the courts deal with criminals much too lightly.
lenience noun ( leniency)

clemencia, indulgencia, tolerancia

(Translation of “lenient” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)