- 宽大的，仁慈的 mild in responding to bad behavior
- tolerant or lenient;
"indulgent parents risk spoiling their children" "too soft on the children" "they are soft on crime"
- not strict;
"an easy teacher" "easy standards" "lenient rules" "an easy penalty"
- characterized by tolerance and mercy
- Most of the others appealed against their life prison sentences with death, hoping for more lenient ones.其他大部分罪犯都进行了上诉，反对法院对他们终生监禁的判决，并希望受到更宽大的处理。