Compassion or forgiveness shown toward someone whom it is within one's power to punish or harm
the boy was screaming and begging for mercy
the mercies of God
An event to be grateful for, esp. because its occurrence prevents something unpleasant or provides relief from suffering
his death was in a way a mercy
(esp. of a journey or mission) Performed out of a desire to relieve suffering; motivated by compassion
mercy missions to refugees caught up in the fighting
clemency: leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice; "he threw himself on the mercy of the court"
mercifulness: a disposition to be kind and forgiving; "in those days a wife had to depend on the mercifulness of her husband"
mercifulness: the feeling that motivates compassion
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"
Mercy (Middle English, from Anglo-French merci, from Medieval Latin merced-, merces, from Latin, "price paid, wages", from merc-, merxi "merchandise") can refer both to compassionate behaviour on the part of those in power (e.g. ...
Mercy is a 1995 English-language independent thriller starring John Rubinstein and Sam Rockwell, and written and directed by Richard Shepard. It was filmed in Queens, New York City. The film received an R rating by the MPAA for violence, adult situations, adult language, sexual situations.
Mercy is an American pop group from Florida. Mercy released a hit single "Love (Can Make You Happy)," which soared to #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, and also peaked at #2 on the Adult Contemporary chart. "Love (Can Make You Happy)" was written by Jack Sigler, Jr. ...
In cryptography, Mercy is a tweakable block cipher designed by Paul Crowley for disk encryption.
Mercy (Abigail Mercy Wright) is a fictional villain at the Marvel Comics universe.
Mercy (Dancing For The Death Of An Imaginary Enemy) is the band Ours' third major label release. The album was recorded with renowned record producer Rick Rubin over several years, and was released on April 15, 2008. ...
relenting; forbearance to cause or allow harm to another; forgiveness or compassion, especially toward those less fortunate; A tendency toward forgiveness, pity, or compassion; Instances of forebearance or forgiveness; A blessing, something to be thankful for
(Mercies) Disabled prisoners unable to pull normal work shifts.
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Forgiveness shown toward someone whom you have the power to punish
Blessing others with our compassion and forgiveness. Extending our tenderness beyond what is just or deserved.
Mercy is the character of God the Father by which he tempers his divine Justice. It is made possible by the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus which has brought salvation from sin to all humanity.
Compassion for the miserable. Its object is misery. By the atoning sacrifice of Christ a way is open for the exercise of mercy towards the sons of men, in harmony with the demands of truth and righteousness (Gen 19:19; Exo 20:6; Exo 34:6, Exo 34:7; Psa 85:10; Psa 86:15, Psa 86:16). ...
under the LAWS OF WAR, the discretionary power to be compassionate or benevolent; as by omission during wartime in an act of restraint or forbearance, and by commission during wartime in an act of tolerance or indulgence ... ...
The compassionate, steadfast love of God for sinners. Christians reflect the mercy of God by caring for others. The most frequent prayer in Orthodox worship is "Lord, have mercy." See Matt. 5:7; Eph. 2:v7; Titus 3:4 7.
If a player is winning by at least 22 at half or 17 at the beginning of the 4th quarter they may request mercy. If the other player accepts than the game will end and the player that offered the mercy recieves a win and the other recieves a loss.
not receiving what (punishment) you justly deserve.
The gift of Mercy is the special ability God gives to certain members of the body of Christ to feel genuine empathy & compassion for individuals suffering distressing physical, mental or emotional problems & to translate that compassion into cheerfully done deeds which reflect Christ’s love & ...
Compassion rather than severe behavior towards someone.
Mercy is the act of not administering justice when that justice is punitive. Because of our sinfulness we deserve death and eternal separation from God (Rom. 6:23; Isaiah 59:2), but God provided an atonement for sin and through it shows us mercy. ...