Definitions for Clemencyˈklɛm ən si

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

clem•en•cyˈklɛm ən si(n.)(pl.)-cies.

  1. the disposition to show forbearance, compassion, or forgiveness in judging or punishing; leniency; mercy.

  2. an act or deed of mercy or leniency.

  3. (of the weather) mildness.

Origin of clemency:

1375–1425; late ME (< AF) < L clēmentia]

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mildness, clemency(noun)

    good weather with comfortable temperatures

  2. clemency, mercifulness, mercy(noun)

    leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice

    "he threw himself on the mercy of the court"

Wiktionary

  1. clemency(Noun)

    The gentle or kind exercise of power; leniency, mercy; compassion in judging or punishing.

  2. clemency(Noun)

    Mildness of weather.

  3. Origin: From clementia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clemency(noun)

    disposition to forgive and spare, as offenders; mildness of temper; gentleness; tenderness; mercy

  2. Clemency(noun)

    mildness or softness of the elements; as, the clemency of the season

Freebase

  1. Clemency

    Clemency is a town and a former commune in south-western Luxembourg. Since 2012, it is part of the commune Käerjeng. It is part of the canton of Capellen, which is part of the district of Luxembourg. As of 2006, the town of Clemency, which lies in the south-west of the commune, has a population of 1,823. The commune also includes the village of Fingig. Clemency is a rural community close to the Belgian border.


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