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Definition 1: a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for permissiveness in the sense of this definition

(permissiveness is a kind of ...) your usual mood

"he has a happy disposition"

(... is a kind of permissiveness ) a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations

"all people should practice toleration and live together in peace"

(... is a kind of permissiveness ) a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone

"too much indulgence spoils a child"

(... is a kind of permissiveness ) too much permissiveness

(... are attributes of permissiveness) granting or inclined or able to grant permission; not strict in discipline

"direct primary legislation is largely permissive rather than prescriptive" "permissive parents"

(... are attributes of permissiveness) not inclined to grant permission; severe in discipline

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