330 - Clemency

Clemency : Noun

  1. kind treatment of somebody when they are being punished; a lack of desire to punish somebody so severely (Oxford)

  2. kindness when giving a punishment (Cambridge)

رحم و کرم / معافی

Sentence (s)

  1. He was executed by firing squad despite widespread pleas for clemency. (Oxford)

  2. His lawyers appealed for clemency on the grounds of ill health. (Oxford)

  3. The jury passed a verdict of guilty, with an appeal to the judge for clemency. (Cambridge)

Phrases & Connected Words

  • pleas for clemency

  • appealed for clemency


  1. Mercy

  2. Kindness


  1. Meanness

  2. Cruelty

Word Family

  1. Clemency