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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 clem·en·cy /ˈklɛmən(t)si/
 仁慈,寬厚,仁厚

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 clemency
      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]