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    mercifulness

    mercifulness - Dictionary definition and meaning for word mercifulness

    Definition
    (noun) the feeling that motivates compassion
    Synonyms : mercy
    Definition
    (noun) a disposition to be kind and forgiving
    Synonyms : mercy
    Example Sentence
    • in those days a wife had to depend on the mercifulness of her husband
    Definition
    (noun) leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice
    Synonyms : clemency , mercy
    Example Sentence
    • he threw himself on the mercy of the court
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