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Definition of Merciful


  1. Full of mercy; having or exercising mercy; disposed to pity and spare offenders; unwilling to punish.
  2. Unwilling to give pain; compassionate.

Merciful Quotations

The new midlife is where you realize that even your failures make you more beautiful and are turned spiritually into success if you became a better person because of them. You became a more humble person. You became a more merciful and compassionate person.
Marianne Williamson

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Maya Angelou

I may be what my enemies desire me to be, yet never an accusation are they able to hurl against me which makes me blush or lower my forehead; and I hope that God will be merciful enough with me, to prevent me from committing one of those faults which would involve my family.
Jose Rizal

The most merciful thing in the world... is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents.
H. P. Lovecraft

The just is close to the people's heart, but the merciful is close to the heart of God.
Khalil Gibran
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Merciful Translations

merciful in German is barmherzig
merciful in Hungarian is irgalmas, kegyelmes
merciful in Spanish is misericordioso
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