kind or merciful treatment of someone who could be given harsh punishment
- His bid for clemency failed despite frantic lobbying by his supporters.
- Self-constraint and clemency is the principle path to righteousness.
- It said Nguyen’s appeals for clemency were carefully considered.
- They were granted an order of clemency by the king.
- He supplicated the King for clemency
- She was granted clemency after killing her violent husband.
- The President has granted clemency to several people this month.
- …the judge chose to show clemency to the truly repentant embezzler…
- милосердие, снисходительность, мягкость