of mercy


: inclined to treat other people with kindness and forgiveness
a man of mercy

Examples of of mercy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The main hall, used for most Buddhist services, houses a 25-foot statue of Kannon (the Buddhist goddess of mercy and compassion). Lauren Mowery, Forbes, 28 Mar. 2024 Wei-Chen has supernatural powers and his arrival at Jin's school is accompanied by the arrival of several gods from Chinese mythology — including Sun Wukong the Monkey King (Daniel Wu) and Guanyin, the goddess of mercy (Michelle Yeoh). Christian Holub, EW.com, 21 Apr. 2023 Father of mercy, all praise be to you through Jesus Christ our savior, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Jorie Nicole McDonald, Southern Living, 31 Jan. 2024 Before Clementia, goddess of mercy, appeared on Roman coins. Photographs Todd Heisler, New York Times, 15 Oct. 2023 But his moral qualms and the Christian concept of mercy don’t carry much weight here. Carlos Aguilar, Variety, 8 Sep. 2023 Near the top, next to a shrine to the Buddhist goddess of mercy, managers from the state enterprise erected a giant billboard emblazoned with hammers and sickles. Ian Johnson, Foreign Affairs, 22 Aug. 2023 Mother of mercy, can this be the end of phony election claims? Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune, 20 Aug. 2023 Going back to its English monarchical origins, a pardon has long been conceived as an act of mercy. Politifact Staff Writer, Dallas News, 1 Aug. 2023

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“Of mercy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/of%20mercy. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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