1. good weather with comfortable temperatures
Syn: ↑clemency
Derivationally related forms: ↑clement (for: ↑clemency), ↑mild
Hypernyms: ↑good weather
Hyponyms: ↑balminess, ↑softness
2. acting in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered

his fingers have learned gentleness


suddenly her gigantic power melted into softness for the baby


even in the pulpit there are moments when mildness of manner is not enough

Syn: ↑gentleness, ↑softness
Derivationally related forms: ↑mild, ↑soft (for: ↑softness), ↑gentle (for: ↑gentleness)
Hypernyms: ↑manner, ↑personal manner
3. mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant
Syn: ↑lenience, ↑leniency, ↑lenity
Derivationally related forms: ↑lenient (for: ↑leniency), ↑lenient (for: ↑lenience)
Hypernyms: ↑mercifulness, ↑mercy

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