ad misericordiam

adverb (or adjective)

ad mi·​se·​ri·​cor·​di·​am
ˌad-mə-ˌzer-ə-ˈkȯr-dē-ˌam,
-dē-əm
: to compassion or pity
used of an argument

Word History

Etymology

Latin

First Known Use

1813, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ad misericordiam was in 1813

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“Ad misericordiam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ad%20misericordiam. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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