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Definition of mercy
- Mercy n
- Leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice; "he threw himself on the mercy of the court" [syn: {clemency}, {mercifulness}]
- A disposition to be kind and forgiving; "in those days a wife had to depend on the mercifulness of her husband" [syn: {mercifulness}] [ant: {mercilessness}]
- The feeling that motivates compassion [syn: {mercifulness}]
- Something for which to be thankful; "it was a mercy we got out alive"
- Alleviation of distress; showing great kindness toward the distressed; "distributing food and clothing to the flood victims was an act of mercy"
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