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. (Dictionary.com)

An act or deed showing mercy or leniency. (Dictionary.com)

(of the weather) mildness or temperateness. (Dictionary.com)

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

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

Examples

How You Can Help Cyntoia Brown Get Clemency.

https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/12/219288/cyntoia-brown-clemency-governor-bill-haslam

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

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/11/23/matthew-hedges-uae-claim-have-compelling-evidence-against-durham/

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