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Meaning of PERMISSIVENESS

Pronunciation:  purm'isivnus

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
 

PERMISSIVENESS is a 14 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: tolerance
 
 Antonyms: unpermissiveness
 
 See Also: acceptance, disposition, indulgence, lenience, leniency, overtolerance, sufferance, temperament, toleration

 

 

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 Related Terms: abandon, abandonment, carelessness, charitableness, charity, coddling, condonation, connivance, cosseting, culpa, culpable negligence, default, dereliction, disregard, easiness, easygoingness, failure, favoring, forbearance, generousness, gratification, humoring, immoderacy, impotence, imprecision, inadvertence, inadvertency, inattention, incontinence, indifference, indiscipline, indulgence, intemperance, irrepressibility, laches, laissez-faire, lapse, laxity, laxness, lenience, leniency, lenity, licentiousness, long-suffering, looseness, loosening, magnanimity, mollycoddling, neglect, neglectfulness, negligence, noncoercion, nonfeasance, noninterference, nonintimidation, nonperformance, nonrestriction, obliging, omission, overindulgence, overlooking, overpermissiveness, oversight, pampering, patience, pleasing, poor stewardship, procrastination, relaxation, relaxedness, remissness, riotousness, slackness, slight, sloppiness, softness, spoiling, sufferance, tolerance, toleration, unconstraint, uncontrol, uninhibitedness, unreserve, unrestraint, unrigorousness, unruliness, unstrictness, wantonness, weakness, wildness, winking
 

 

 

 

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