audio for word of the day[klɛmənsi]
Part of speech: noun
  • a merciful feeling or disposition
  • describing an act of mercy or leniency
  • mild, as in weather

Examples of Clemency in a sentence

  • I begged the principal for clemency, but he suspended me all the same.
  • The convict hoped the governor would call with an order of clemency, and the call finally came.