What does Clemency mean?

Definitions for Clemencyˈklɛm ən si

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Clemency.

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"


  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


  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.


  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. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    We appeal to the Indonesian president to grant a stay of clemency.

  2. Manny Pacquiao:

    I am begging and knocking on your kind heart that Your Excellency will grant executive clemency to her.

  3. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    I again respectfully call on the president of Indonesia to reconsider his refusal to grant clemency. It is not too late for a change of heart.

  4. 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.

  5. De Silva:

    The government of Sri Lanka is very happy to announce that the appeal for clemency on the sentence was successful and the Sri Lankan national will have to serve a reduced term in prison.

Images & Illustrations of Clemency

  1. ClemencyClemencyClemency

Translations for Clemency

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

Get even more translations for Clemency »


Find a translation for the Clemency definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these Clemency definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"Clemency." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 22 Apr. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Clemency>.

Are we missing a good definition for Clemency? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for Clemency:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.