mission of mercy

Definition of mission of mercy

  1. :  a trip to help people (such as victims of a disaster) volunteers on a mission of mercy to help flood victims

Word by Word Definitions

missionplay
  1. :  the act or an instance of sending

    :  a ministry commissioned by a religious organization to propagate (see propagate 3b) its faith or carry on humanitarian work

    :  assignment to or work in a field of missionary enterprise

  1. :  to send on or entrust with a mission

    :  to carry on a religious mission among or in

  1. :  of or relating to a style used in the early Spanish missions of the southwestern U.S.

    :  of, relating to, or having the characteristic of a style of plain heavy usually oak furniture originating in the U.S. in the early part of the 20th century

mercyplay
  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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