Origin of lenitive
Related formslen·i·tive·ly, adverblen·i·tive·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for lenitive
And in the hospital of the mind, the lenitive and fostering measures have a still larger share in the work of a moral restoration.
Not in a state of lenitive pain, sanative, and in some degree encouraging, but in a condition of incipient mortification.Perlycross|R. D. Blackmore