noun, plural len·i·ties.
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Yet such was their lenity and clemency, that upon a petition from them, the foresaid persons were set at liberty.Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)|John Howie
Tell me not of the lenity with which this cruel law is tempered to its unhappy subjects.Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 5 (of 20)|Charles Sumner
Nor did those who offered to surrender always experience the lenity and mercy, which they sought thereby.The Rights of War and Peace|Hugo Grotius
I therefore flatter myself that the congress will receive with indulgence and lenity the opinion I shall offer.The Life of George Washington, Vol. 2 (of 5)|John Marshall
With this vast lightening of spirit came, not only gratitude, but a sense of lenity toward Governor Abbott.The Lieutenant-Governor|Guy Wetmore Carryl