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Definition of: merciful

(mûrsə·fəl) adjective
1. Full of mercy; compassionate.
2. Characterized by or indicating mercy.
Synonyms: benignant, clement, compassionate, forgiving, gentle, gracious, humane, pitiful, pitying, tender, tender–hearted. The merciful man is disposed to withhold or mitigate the suffering even of the guilty; the compassionate man sympathizes with and desires to relieve actual suffering, while one who is humane would forestall and prevent the suffering which he sees to be possible. See CHARITABLE, GOOD, HUMANE, PROPITIOUS.

Most often used phrases:

merciful god
merciful release
merciful saviour
merciful love
merciful lord
merciful father
merciful death
god s merciful
o merciful
forgiving merciful
merciful end
perfectly merciful
merciful eyes
merciful knight
label merciful

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"merciful" has the frequency of use of 0.0004% on city-data.com forum

"merciful" has the frequency of use of 0.0001% on en.wikipedia.org.

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