noun, plural mer·cies for 4, 5.
Words nearby mercy
Idioms for mercy
Origin of mercy
Examples from the Web for mercies
She fears to trust herself or one she loves to its mercies again.The Further Adventures of Quincy Adams Sawyer and Mason's Corner Folks|Charles Felton Pidgin
And just as man naturally makes a bad use of his other mercies, so he does of the written Word.Practical Religion|John Charles Ryle
My mother used to say that when you felt down on your luck it was a good cure to count your mercies.Greenmantle|John Buchan
It is at best but a gloomy transfer from the mercies of a slave driver, to the justice of a military magistrate.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus|American Anti-Slavery Society
I was not reverential enough, and made too little of the mercies of God.The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus|Teresa of Avila
British Dictionary definitions for mercies
noun plural -cies
Word Origin for mercy
Idioms and Phrases with mercies
see at the mercy of.