How to use leniency in a sentence
With a little luck and a little lenience from the judicial system, 7286 might just turn around and punch us all in the face.
Lenity is undoubtedly the proper word to use, though both Webster and Worcester do recognize leniency and lenience.The Verbalist | Thomas Embly Osmun, (AKA Alfred Ayres)
De Wet was once more given his life, and the other rebels were treated with a lenience which nothing but its wisdom could excuse.A Short History of the Great War | A. F. Pollard
I call it criminal lenience on the part of my nephew to allow it, he must have taken leave of his senses!'An American Girl in London | Sara Jeannette Duncan
Mr. Gould calls this word and lenience "two philological abortions."The Verbalist | Thomas Embly Osmun, (AKA Alfred Ayres)
He is a son Of our great neighbor, and his death would wound The courtesy of nations that is kept By lenience unabraded.The Mortal Gods and Other Plays | Olive Tilford Dargan