A formal freeing (from guilt or obligation); forgiveness
(Roman Catholic Church) An indulgence.
In criminal law, the legal finding, by judge or jury, that an accused person is not guilty of the crime he is charged with. Once the acquittal is reached, the defendant may not be prosecuted again for the same criminal act or transaction.
The definition of indulgence is the act of giving way to one's desires, something granted as a privilege or something that is enjoyed out of gratification.
The definition of mercy is compassionate treatment, having a capacity to forgive or showing kindness.
(Uncountable) The state of being disburdened or freed from a charge.
Remission is forgiveness or the decrease in symptoms of a disease.
(Theology) The divine ordering of worldly affairs.
The definition of a reprieve is an escape, either permanently or temporarily, from expected punishment or consequences.
(Christian Theol.) The state or condition, necessary for salvation, of being blameless or absolved of the guilt of sin
A general pardon granted by a government:
Respite is defined as a break or a rest.
A disposition to show mercy, especially toward an offender or enemy.
Responsibility for a fault or wrong
A reason or occasion for condemning.
Sentence means a ruling of punishment made by a judge in a court case.
A penalty imposed on an offender for a crime or wrongdoing
An official condemnation, reprimand, or expression of adverse criticism, usually by a legislative or other formal body, of the conduct of one of its members or of someone whose behavior it monitors.
The forgiveness, purposeful disregard, or tacit approval by a victim of another’s illegal or objectionable act, especially by treating the other person as if nothing happened.
An explanation offered to justify or obtain forgiveness.
Payment of a debt or obligation.
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