Giving evidence of mercy
lenient, clement, feeling, compassionate, pitiful, soft-hearted, mild, sparing, tolerant, kindly, indulgent, benign, benignant; see also humane 1, kind.
Antonyms cruel*, pitiless, unsparing.
Having mercy as a character trait
gentle, tender, gracious; see kind, thoughtful 2.
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Concerned with human welfare and the alleviation of suffering:
Not strict or severe: