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permissive

(pər-mĭs′ĭv)
adj.
1.
a. Granting or inclined to grant permission; tolerant or lenient: permissive parents.
b. Characterized by freedom of personal behavior or a disregard of traditional social mores.
2. Permitted or optional: permissive uses of funds.
3. Biology Supporting viral replication. Used of a cell.

per·mis′sive·ly adv.
per·mis′sive·ness n.
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In a brief discussion, the Eighth Circuit cited the Fourth Circuit's permissive interpretation with approval.
In Cheshire, there are 16km of paths and 3km of permissive access bridleway and cycle paths, with access to birds, small mammals and butterflies.
Feldman, Cauffman, Jensen, and Arnett (2000) found that college students who endorsed permissive sexual attitudes endorsed permissive attitudes toward general deviance.
In another recent study, primary human placental trophoblasts from nonexposed donors were found to be infected by the Zika virus ex-vivo and permissive for viral RNA replication, compared with dengue virus, a fellow flavivirus (Sci Rep.
However, in my opinion, the unhealthy consequences of permissive parenting deserve a sensitive attempt at education and some gentle anticipatory guidance .
Kausar and Shafique (2008) reported in their findings that adolescents who perceived their parents as authoritative showed better socio-emotional adjustment, whereas permissive parenting style was found to be not productive for their adjustment.
In general, the studies suggest that both authoritarian and very permissive parenting styles are risk factors, whereas a democratic style based on affection is a protective factor against bullying/cyberbullying.
Americans continue to express an increasingly liberal outlook on what is morally acceptable, as their views on 10 of 19 moral issues that Gallup measures are the most left-leaning or permissive they have been to date.
However, maladaptive schemas partially mediated between paternal permissive parenting style and narcissistic personality disorder because regression weights fell from 0.
Keywords: Parenting, authoritative parenting, authoritarian parenting, permissive parenting, academic underachievement
amp;nbsp;Our analysis also suggests that more permissive attitudes may be drivers in the liberalization of state marijuana control policies.
Finally, the court found that "there is nothing to show that the use made by the public was inconsistent with the rights of the owner to his use and enjoyment in the land, which supports rather than overcomes the presumption that any such use was permissive.