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Definition of Mercy

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.

Mercy Quotations

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.
Calvin Coolidge

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Winston Churchill

Even with all our technology and the inventions that make modern life so much easier than it once was, it takes just one big natural disaster to wipe all that away and remind us that, here on Earth, we're still at the mercy of nature.
Neil deGrasse Tyson

Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I to others show, that mercy show to me. - Alexander Pope
Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I to others show, that mercy show to me.
Alexander Pope

A little bit of mercy makes the world less cold and more just.
Pope Francis
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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
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