What does Clemency mean?

Definitions for Clemencyˈklɛm ən si

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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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Clemency in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Clemency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Julie Bishop:

    We had indications that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi would exercise his authority regarding a pardon or a clemency plea in advance of the appeal.

  2. Foreign Ministry spokesman Armanatha Nasir:

    We received notification from Bali's attorney general yesterday that the two Australians whose clemency has been rejected by the president will be executed in February 2015, we have informed the Australian embassy of this.

  3. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    What we are asking of Indonesia is what Indonesia asks of other countries when its citizens are on death row, and if it's right for Indonesia to ask and expect some kind of clemency, it's surely right for us to ask and expect some kind of clemency.

  4. Todung Mulya Lubis:

    According to the judge, the president's rejection of (the) clemency petition is not an administrative act so this court does not have the jurisdiction to accept our case, we plan to appeal today's court decision. We have two weeks to file an appeal. If the law is respected, the execution should be postponed until the legal process is over.

  5. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    I raised the fact that there were Indonesian prisoners in Australian jails and whether there was an opportunity for us to consider a prisoner swap, a prisoner transfer or a clemency plea in exchange for a return of prisoners, i just asked for a pause in their preparations for the execution of Mr Sukumaran and Mr Chan so that we could have officials explore these ideas.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • رأفةArabic
  • MildeGerman
  • clemenciaSpanish
  • leppeys, lempeys, lauhkeus, armoFinnish
  • clémenceFrench
  • մեղմություն, գթություն, գթասրտությունArmenian
  • clemenzaItalian
  • clementiaLatin
  • clementie, genade, mildheidDutch
  • clemență, blândețe, bunătate, îndurareRomanian
  • мягкость, милосердие, помилование, снисходительность, пощадаRussian
  • благост, попустљивостSerbo-Croatian
  • mildhetSwedish
  • rahm, mehr, shafqat, rahmdillik, marhamatUzbek

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