Clemency – meaning of the word and examples

Kindness when giving a punishment. (Cambridge Dictionary)

The quality of being clement; disposition to show forbearance, compassion, or forgiveness in judging or punishing; leniency; mercy. (

An act or deed showing mercy or leniency. (

(of the weather) mildness or temperateness. (

Disposition to be merciful and especially to moderate the severity of punishment due. (Merriam – Webster)

An act or instance of leniency. (Merriam – Webster)


How You Can Help Cyntoia Brown Get Clemency.

UAE ‘studying request for clemency’ made by Matthew Hedges’ family in hope for ‘amicable solution’.


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