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merciful

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Adjective
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mer=ci=ful
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22 in 21 verses (in OT : 15 in 15 verses) (in NT : 7 in 6 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

mercifula. [Mercy + -ful.].
  •  Full of mercy; having or exercising mercy; disposed to pity and spare offenders; unwilling to punish. Opposite of merciless.  [1913 Webster]
    "The Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious."  [1913 Webster]
    "Be merciful, great duke, to men of mold."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Unwilling to give pain; compassionate.  [1913 Webster]
    "A merciful man will be merciful to his beast."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Compassionate; tender; humane; gracious; kind; mild; clement; benignant.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

merciful, adj. having or showing or feeling mercy.

Derivative
mercifulness n.

THESAURUS

merciful

accepting, all-knowing, all-powerful, all-seeing, all-wise, almighty, beneficent, benign, benignant, big, bleeding, boundless, changeless, charitable, clement, commiserative, compassionate, condolent, considerate, creating, creative, easy, easygoing, eternal, eternally the same, everlasting, forbearant, forbearing, forgiving, generous, gentle, glorious, good, gracious, hallowed, highest, holy, human, humane, immortal, immutable, indulgent, infinite, just, kind, kindly, lax, lenient, liberal, limitless, loving, luminous, magnanimous, majestic, making, melting, mild, moderate, numinous, omnipotent, omnipresent, omniscient, one, patient, permanent, perpetual, pitiful, pitying, radiant, ruth, ruthful, sacred, shaping, soft, softhearted, sovereign, sparing, supreme, sympathetic, sympathizing, tender, tenderhearted, thoughtful, timeless, tolerant, ubiquitous, unbounded, unchanging, undefined, understanding, unlimited, warmhearted

ROGET THESAURUS

merciful

Benevolence

N benevolence, Christian charity, God's love, God's grace, good will, philanthropy, unselfishness, good nature, good feeling, good wishes, kindness, kindliness, loving-kindness, benignity, brotherly love, charity, humanity, fellow-feeling, sympathy, goodness of heart, warmth of heart, bonhomie, kind-heartedness, amiability, milk of human kindness, tenderness, love, friendship, toleration, consideration, generosity, mercy, charitableness, bounty, almsgiving, good works, beneficence, the luxury of doing good, acts of kindness, a good turn, good offices, kind offices good treatment, kind treatment, good Samaritan, sympathizer, bon enfant, altruist, benevolent, kind, kindly, well-meaning, amiable, obliging, accommodating, indulgent, gracious, complacent, good-humored, warm-hearted, kind-hearted, tender-hearted, large-hearted, broad- hearted, merciful, charitable, beneficent, humane, benignant, bounteous, bountiful, good-natured, well-natured, spleenless, sympathizing, sympathetic, complaisant, well-meant, well-intentioned, fatherly, motherly, brotherly, sisterly, paternal, maternal, fraternal, sororal, friendly, with a good intention, with the best intentions, Int, Godspeed!, much good may it do!, act a charity sometimes, a tender heart, a will inflexible, de mortuis nil nisi bonum, say only good things about the dead, don't speak ill of the dead, kind words are more than coronets, quando amigo pide no hay manana, the social smile, the sympathetic tear.

Pity

N pity, compassion, commiseration, bowels, of compassion, sympathy, fellow-feeling, tenderness, yearning, forbearance, humanity, mercy, clemency, leniency, charity, ruth, long- suffering, melting mood, argumentum ad misericordiam, quarter, grace, locus paenitentiae, sympathizer, advocate, friend, partisan, patron, wellwisher, pitying, pitiful, compassionate, sympathetic, touched, merciful, clement, ruthful, humane, humanitarian, tender, tender hearted, tender as a chicken, soft, soft hearted, unhardened, lenient, exorable, forbearing, melting, weak, Int, for pity's sake!, mercy!, have mercy!, cry you mercy!, God help you!, poor thing!, poor dear!, poor fellow!, woe betide!, quis talia fando temperet a lachrymiss!, one's heart bleeding for, haud ignara mali miseris succurrere disco, a fellow feeling makes one wondrous kind, onor di bocca assai giova e poco costa.


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