HyperDic: clemency

English > 2 senses of the word clemency:
NOUNstateclemency, mildnessgood weather with comfortable temperatures
actclemency, mercifulness, mercyleniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice
clemency > pronunciation
Soundskleh'mahnsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > clemency: 2 senses > noun 1, state
Meaninggood weather with comfortable temperatures.
Synonymmildness
Narrowerbalminess, softnessThe quality of weather that is deliciously mild and soothing
Broadergood weatherweather suitable for outdoor activities
Spanishbonanza
Catalanbonança
Adjectivesclement(of weather or climate) physically mild
English > clemency: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningleniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice.
Synonymsmercifulness, mercy
Narroweramnesty, pardon, free pardonThe formal act of liberating someone
commutation, re-sentencing(law) the reduction in severity of a punishment imposed by law
quarterclemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent
reprieve, respiteThe act of reprieving
Broaderlenience, leniencyLightening a penalty or excusing from a chore by judges or parents or teachers
Spanishclemencia, misericordia, perdón
Catalanclemència, misericòrdia
Adjectivesclement(used of persons or behavior) inclined to show mercy

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