English-German translation for "lenient"

"lenient" German translation

lenient
adjective | Adjektiv adj

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examples
  • to be lenient to(ward[s])somebody | jemand sb
    jemandem gegenüber nachsichtig sein
    to be lenient to(ward[s])somebody | jemand sb
  • besänftigend, lindernd, mildernd
    lenient soothing obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs
    lenient soothing obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs
  • lenient syn vgl. → see „soft
    lenient syn vgl. → see „soft
Tom ist zu nachgiebig mit seinen Schülern.
Tom is too lenient with his students.
Source: Tatoeba
Auch die Bestrafungen fielen zu mild aus.
Furthermore, the penalties were too lenient.
Source: Europarl
Warum diese besondere Nachsicht gegenüber dem kommunistischen China?
Why are we being so lenient with communist China?
Source: Europarl
Die von der Kommission vorgeschlagenen Kriterien scheinen tatsächlich recht milde zu sein.
The criteria proposed by the Commission would actually seem to be relatively lenient.
Source: Europarl
Sollten wir nun heute diese oder jene Kandidatur streng beurteilen?
Should we have been less lenient with regard to any particular nominee?
Source: Europarl
Selbst wenn sie aufgegriffen und verurteilt werden, erhalten sie oft sehr milde Strafen.
Even if they are caught and convicted, they often receive very lenient sentences.
Source: Europarl
Einige Richter verhängen härtere Strafen, andere hingegen lassen eher Milde walten.
Some judges are tougher in their sentencing, while others are more lenient.
Source: Europarl
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