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Definition of Mercy


  1. Forbearance to inflict harm under circumstances of provocation, when one has the power to inflict it; compassionate treatment of an offender or adversary; clemency.
  2. Compassionate treatment of the unfortunate and helpless; sometimes, favor, beneficence.
  3. Disposition to exercise compassion or favor; pity; compassion; willingness to spare or to help.
  4. A blessing regarded as a manifestation of compassion or favor.
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Mercy Translations

mercy in German is Barmherzigkeit, Mitleid
mercy in Italian is impietosire
mercy in Latin is clementia, misericordia
mercy in Spanish is conmiseracion, misericordia