Part of speech: noun

Mildness toward offenders; leniency; mercy.

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Usage examples "clemency":

  1. " Item: Sog- chafka of Wortan announces your wanton use of psi- powers in Wortan fighting, recommends clemency because you are a barbarian. - "Earthsmith", Milton Lesser.
  2. If you do that, you may expect clemency on the theft charge, too." - "Murder in the Gunroom", Henry Beam Piper.
  3. If you have any doubt of Hansford's guilt, I would be the last to turn your heart from clemency, by a word of my mouth. - "Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion", St. George Tucker.