Associations to the word «Amnesty»


AMNESTY, noun. Forgetfulness; cessation of remembrance of wrong; oblivion.
AMNESTY, noun. An act of the sovereign power granting oblivion, or a general pardon, for a past offense, as to subjects concerned in an insurrection.
AMNESTY, verb. To grant a pardon (to a group)
AMNESTY, proper noun. Amnesty International, a UK-based charity.

Dictionary definition

AMNESTY, noun. A period during which offenders are exempt from punishment.
AMNESTY, noun. A warrant granting release from punishment for an offense.
AMNESTY, noun. The formal act of liberating someone.
AMNESTY, verb. Grant a pardon to (a group of people).

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis