Merciful Synonyms and Antonyms

mûr'sĭ-fəl

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Synonyms for Merciful

Agreeable; pleasant:
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Of a leave, given to someone because of a domestic emergency.
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Relating to or being vibrations, especially musical tones, produced in one body by energy from a nearby vibrating body and having the same frequency as the vibration of the nearby body.
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Characterized by patience and indulgence; long-suffering: as, a forbearing temper.
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Considerate or kindly in disposition; amiable and tender.
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(Naut.) Tending to lean to one side too easily when under sail
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Forbearing; lenient; merciful
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Inspiring or deserving pity.
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Alternative spelling of softhearted.
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(Of a medicine or cosmetic) Acting gently and without causing harm.
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Careful in spending or using; frugal
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Able to digest or metabolize a food, drug, or other substance or compound:
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The definition of indulgent is someone who is lenient or who gives into whims and desires.
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Good-natured; kindly
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The definition of gracious is someone who is polite with people of lower social status.
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Of, for, or concerned with charity:
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Providing a margin for error or shortcomings.
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Human means someone or something that is related to or associated with people or humanity.
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Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
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Not strict or exact; careless
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Gentle in action or motion; easy.
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Antonyms for Merciful

Without mercy; having, feeling, or showing no mercy; pitiless, cruel, implacable, etc.
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Generous or unstinting:
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Deliberately seeking to inflict pain and suffering; enjoying others' suffering; without mercy or pity
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Having no pity; merciless.
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Harsh; severe:
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Exceeding a normal or reasonable limit; excessive:
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Words Related to Merciful

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Mild, gentle, forgiving
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The definition of thoughtful is someone who is pondering or someone that shows care or sympathy for others.
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Having what are considered the best qualities of human beings; kind, tender, merciful, sympathetic, etc.
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Concerned with human welfare and the alleviation of suffering
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(Obsolete) Accepted.
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