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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 len·i·ty /ˈlɛnəti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Len·i·ty n.  The state or quality of being lenient; mildness of temper or disposition; gentleness of treatment; softness; tenderness; clemency; -- opposed to severity and rigor.
    His exceeding lenity disposes us to be somewhat too severe.   --Macaulay.
 Syn: -- Gentleness; kindness; tenderness; softness; humanity; clemency; mercy.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant
          [syn: lenience, leniency, mildness]