Clem"en*cy (?), n.; pl. Clemencies (#). [L. clementia, fr. clemens mild, calm.]
Disposition to forgive and spare, as offenders; mildness of temper; gentleness; tenderness; mercy.
Great clemency and tender zeal toward their subjects.
They had applied for the royal clemency.
Mildness or softness of the elements; as, the clemency of the season.
Syn. -- Mildness; tenderness; indulgence; lenity; mercy; gentleness; compassion; kindness.
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