What is the opposite of clemency?

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Opposite of the gentle or kind exercise of power
Opposite of the state of being merciful
Opposite of the state or attitude of being lenient or tolerant
Opposite of the ability or willingness to tolerate a situation that one dislikes or disagrees with
Opposite of forgiveness of sins, in a general sense
Opposite of absolution from one's wrongdoings
“It was the will of the gods, and his destruction was just punishment for his transgressions.”
Opposite of patient self-control
Opposite of the act or nature of showing care or kind regard for others
“He showed immense callousness for his fellow men when he deserted them on the battlefield.”
Opposite of the action or process of releasing or being released
“Under our system of criminal law, a person accused of a crime must bear the consequences of arrest and incarceration until trial.”
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