Examples of mercifully in a Sentence
His crimes have been dealt with mercifully.
Mercifully, the professor always makes our tests easy.
Recent Examples of mercifully from the Web
The Red Chair, the region’s oldest, was built by mining engineers from Cominco Ltd. who’d never actually laid eyes on one but mercifully began tugging skiers safely up the slopes in 1948 for C$1.25 a day.
For now, this is a winless football team in the midst of an historic string of losing that has mercifully reached its week off.
That was a godawful year for basketball, one that culminated in a mercifully brief rock fight between the Detroit Pistons and Karl Malone’s Los Angeles Lakers.
This whole clambake is a money grab, which mercifully neither man denies.
While The Thrill of It All doesn’t make any significant changes to Smith’s schtick, nearly every track on the new album is, mercifully, better than Stay With Me.
The bar for interstate wars between major powers will, mercifully, remain high thanks to the deterrent of nuclear weapons.
Irma knocked out the electricity for the islands of St. John and St. Thomas, while St. Croix was mercifully spared.
The longest nine months of Andrew Luck’s career are about to mercifully come to an end.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'mercifully.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of mercifully
MERCIFULLY Defined for English Language Learners
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up mercifully? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).