Origin of merciful
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Related Words for mercifulnesslove, pardon, tenderness, leniency, lenience, goodness, indulgence, benefaction, reprieve, responsiveness, lenity, forbearance, beneficence, favor, kindliness, compassion, clemency, kindness, charity, mercy
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Historical Examples of mercifulness
But there was no compassion, no mercifulness in their faces as they looked down at her.From Place to Place
Irvin S. Cobb
The brutality with which he spoke was so unnatural that it betrayed the mercifulness of his intention.The Explorer
W. Somerset Maugham
The coroner then congratulates the parents on the “mercifulness” of the jury.Some Conditions of Child Life in England
He will rule the world by mercifulness when we forgive each other, but not before.
They regarded humility and mercifulness as the greatest virtues.
- showing or giving mercy; compassionate