mercy definition

  • noun:
    • Compassionate treatment, specifically of those under one's power; clemency.
    • A disposition become type and forgiving: a heart full of mercy.
    • One thing which is why to be grateful; a blessing: it had been a mercy that nobody was injured.
    • Alleviation of distress; relief: Taking in the refugees was an act of mercy.
    • relenting; forbearance resulting in or enable problems for another
    • forgiveness or compassion, specially toward those less fortunate.
    • A tendency toward forgiveness, pity, or compassion
    • Instances of forbearance or forgiveness.
    • A blessing, one thing to be thankful for.
    • Forbearance to cause harm under conditions of provocation, when you have the ability to cause it; compassionate treatment of an offender or adversary; clemency.
    • Compassionate treatment of the regrettable and helpless; occasionally, benefit, beneficence.
    • Disposition to exercise compassion or benefit; shame; compassion; willingness to free or even assist.
    • A blessing regarded as a manifestation of compassion or favor.
    • Pitying forbearance or forgiveness; caring leniency toward enemies or wrongdoers; the personality to take care of offenders kindly or tenderly; the workout of clemency in favor of an offender.
    • An act or workout of forbearance, great might, or favor; additionally, a kindness undeserved or unforeseen; a fortunate or providential scenario; a blessing: because, its a mercy that they escaped.
    • Pity; compassion; benevolence: because, awork of mercy.
    • Discretionary action; unrestrained exercise for the will and also the power to punish and also to spare: because, to be at your mercy (that is, completely within one's power).
    • To proclaim a tax.
    • Synonyms Clemency, etc. See leniency.
    • In unlawful legislation, partial remission of a punishment that a convict is topic, as distinguished from pardon, or complete remission.
    • a disposition becoming kind and forgiving
    • the impression that motivates compassion
    • something which is why become grateful
    • alleviation of distress; showing great kindness toward the distressed
    • leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or company charged with administering justice
  • idiom:
    • at the mercy of with no protection against; helpless before: drifting in an open motorboat, at the mercy of the sun and rain.
  • others:
    • To thank.
    • To fine; amerce.

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