Kind, forgiving, or compassionate treatment of or disposition toward others
Mildness of temper
Mildness of weather
Royal clemency is frequently shown, often, perhaps, with want of judgment.
It is a proof of the wisdom of Aurelius's clemency that he had little or no trouble in pacifying the provinces which had been the scene of rebellion.
To the virtues of liberality, charity and clemency he added the Machiavellian qualities of falsehood and shrewdness, so highly esteemed by the princes of his time.
The only hope of the Jews lay in the clemency of their victorious suzerain, and it did not fail them.
Edward hoped still to conciliate the nobles and gain Scotland by a policy of clemency to all who did not dispute his authority.