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Spanish translation of “lenient”

lenient

adjective /ˈliːniənt/
merciful or punishing only lightly He’s much too lenient when the children are being naughty. leniently adverb Many people think that the courts deal with criminals much too lightly. lenience noun ( leniency)
(Definition of lenient from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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