Clem·en·cy n.; pl. Clemencies
1. Disposition to forgive and spare, as offenders; mildness of temper; gentleness; tenderness; mercy.
Great clemency and tender zeal toward their subjects. --Stowe.
They had applied for the royal clemency. --Macaulay.
2. Mildness or softness of the elements; as, the clemency of the season.
Syn: -- Mildness; tenderness; indulgence; lenity; mercy; gentleness; compassion; kindness.
n 1: good weather with comfortable temperatures [syn: mildness]
2: leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person
or agency charged with administering justice; "he threw
himself on the mercy of the court" [syn: mercifulness, mercy]