Definition of Mercy in English :
Define Mercy in English
Mercy meaning in English
Meaning of Mercy in English
Pronunciation of Mercy in English
Mercy pronunciation in English
Pronounce Mercy in Englishsee synonyms of mercy
leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice
Example Sentences:'he threw himself on the mercy of the court'
2. mercifulness, mercy
a disposition to be kind and forgiving
Example Sentences:'in those days a wife had to depend on the mercifulness of her husband'
something for which to be thankful
Example Sentences:'it was a mercy we got out alive'
alleviation of distress; showing great kindness toward the distressed
Example Sentences:'distributing food and clothing to the flood victims was an act of mercy'
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