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Origin of lenitive
OTHER WORDS FROM lenitivelen·i·tive·ly, adverblen·i·tive·ness, noun
Words nearby lenitive
Example sentences 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