clemency definition

  • noun:
    • A disposition showing mercy, particularly toward an offender or adversary. See Synonyms at mercy.
    • A merciful, kind, or lenient act.
    • Mildness, particularly of weather condition.
    • The gentle or nice exercise of energy; leniency, mercy; compassion in judging or punishing.
    • Mildness of climate.
    • Disposition to forgive and spare, as offenders; mildness of mood; gentleness; pain; mercy.
    • Mildness or softness associated with the elements.
    • the standard of becoming clement; mildness of temperament, as shown by an excellent to a substandard, or by an aggrieved individual the offender; personality to spare or forgive; mercy; leniency; forbearance.
    • Softness or mildness, as of the elements: as, the clemency of climate.
    • Synonyms Mercifulness, indulgence, forgiveness, compassion, tenderness, gentleness.
    • leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by you or agency charged with administering justice
    • great climate with comfortable conditions

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