Definition of lenity in English:

lenity

Syllabification: len·i·ty
Pronunciation: /ˈlenətē
 
/

noun

literary
Kindness; gentleness.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French lenite, or from Latin lenitas, from lenis 'gentle'.

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