grateful/thankful for small mercies

Definition of grateful/thankful for small mercies

  1. :  grateful that one's situation is not worse even though bad things have happened

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  appreciative of benefits received

    :  expressing gratitude

    :  affording pleasure or contentment :  pleasing

  1. :  conscious of benefit received

    :  expressive of thanks

    :  well pleased :  glad

  1. :  having comparatively little size or slight dimensions

    :  lowercase

    :  minor in influence, power, or rank

  1. :  in or into small pieces

    :  without force or loudness

    :  in a small manner

  1. :  a part smaller and especially narrower than the remainder

    :  small-sized products

    :  smallclothes

mercyplay mercies
  1. :  compassion or forbearance (see forbearance 1) shown especially to an offender or to one subject to one's power

    :  lenient or compassionate treatment

    :  imprisonment rather than death imposed as penalty for first-degree murder

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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