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Oxford dictionary definition of the word lenient:
1(of a punishment or person in authority) more merciful or tolerant than expected:
in the view of the Court the sentence was too lenient
2 archaic mild or soothing; emollient.
mid 17th century (in sense 2): from Latin lenient- ‘soothing’, from the verb lenire, from lenis ‘mild, gentle’