What does the word clemency mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Milton Lesser
  2. If you do that, you may expect clemency on the theft charge, too." – Murder in the Gunroom by 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 by St. George Tucker