Synonyms of 'permissive'
tolerant or lenient, esp. in sexual mattersHer parents are permissive and set few clear boundaries.
They need to be tolerant of different points of view.
She is known to have liberal views on abortion and contraception.
I have always been open-minded about politics.
His indulgent mother was willing to let him do what he wanted.
They have a very easy-going attitude to life.
a confidential but free manner
One of the problems is lax security for airport personnel.
lenient, , , ,
The Professor takes a slightly more lenient view.
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in the sense of easy-going
relaxed in manner or attitudeThey have a very easy-going attitude to life.
in the sense of forbearing
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Thesaurus for permissive from the Collins English Thesaurus
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