The state or quality of being lenient; mildness.

The first time you and your partner act out a rape scene, remember to keep a sense of lenity until you both figure out what works best.

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“Lenity.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/lenity. Accessed 30 Sept. 2022.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “lenity”, accessed September 30, 2022, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/lenity.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Lenity. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved September 30, 2022, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/lenity

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