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Meaning of MERCIFULNESS

Pronunciation:  'mursifulnes

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice; "he threw himself on the mercy of the court"
  2. [n]  a disposition to be kind and forgiving; "in those days a wife had to depend on the mercifulness of her husband"
  3. [n]  the feeling that motivates compassion
 

MERCIFULNESS is a 12 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: clemency, mercy, mercy, mercy
 
 Antonyms: mercilessness, unmercifulness
 
 See Also: amnesty, commutation, compassion, compassion, compassionateness, forgiveness, forgivingness, free pardon, humaneness, kindness, lenience, lenience, leniency, leniency, lenity, mildness, pardon, pity, reprieve, re-sentencing, respite

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acceptance, bleeding heart, bowels of compassion, clemency, clementness, compassion, compassionateness, easiness, easygoingness, forbearance, forbearing, gentleness, humaneness, humanity, laxness, lenience, leniency, lenientness, lenity, mercy, mildness, moderateness, patience, pity, ruthfulness, softheartedness, softness, tenderness, tolerance
 

 

 

 

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