of mercy

Definition of of mercy

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

Word by Word Definitions

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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