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Another word for merciful

  1. Concerned with human welfare and the alleviation of suffering

      1. Helping humanity
      2. Showing concern for the welfare of humanity, especially in acting to improve the living conditions of impoverished people.
      3. Being a situation in which many human lives are in danger of harm or death:
      1. Characterized by an emphasis on humanistic values and concerns:
      2. Characterized by kindness, mercy, or compassion:
      3. Having what are considered the best qualities of human beings; kind, tender, merciful, sympathetic, etc.
      1. Of, belonging to, or typical of mankind (Homo sapiens)
      2. Made up of humans:
      3. Subject to or indicative of the weaknesses, imperfections, and fragility associated with humans:
      1. Granted to an individual because of an emergency or other unusual circumstances:
      2. Feeling or showing compassion; sympathizing deeply; pitying
      1. Having a purpose or character of a charity.
      2. Of, for, or concerned with charity:
      3. Characterized by lenient or forbearing judgment:
  2. Not strict or severe

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Another word for merciful