Part of speech:
The ability to feel such compassion
An inclination to perform kind, charitable acts.
Lenient treatment, as in disciplining or sentencing
Forbearance, leniency, or mercy, as toward an offender or enemy
Forbearance is defined as patience or is a legal agreement to stop payments on a debt for a period of time.
Tolerance with respect to the actions and beliefs of others.
A forgiving or being forgiven; pardon
One of the two phases of the moon at which the moon, as viewed from Earth, appears to be half illuminated by the sun. The quarter phases mark the quarter and three-quarter points of the moon's revolution about the Earth.
Friendly or favorable regard; approval or support:
A special virtue, gift, or help given to a person by God
A welfare institution, organization, or fund
Sorrow for the sufferings or trouble of another or others, accompanied by an urge to help; deep sympathy; pity
The definition of humanity is the entire human race or the characteristics that belong uniquely to human beings, such as kindness, mercy and sympathy.
The act of indulging oneself, or giving way to one's own desires
A mutual liking or understanding arising from sameness of feeling
Lack of concern, interest, or feeling; apathy
(Law) Willful infliction of physical pain or suffering upon a person or animal, or of mental distress upon a person
Tolerance is being patient, understanding and accepting of anything different.
The definition of compassionate is someone who shows kindness and empathy to others, or is something or some act that expresses kindness or empathy.
Showing, characterized by, or given to self-indulgence:
Not harsh or severe in disciplining, punishing, judging, etc.; mild; merciful; clement
Full of mercy; compassionate:
(Physiol.) Designating or of that part of the autonomic nervous system whose nerves originate in the lumbar and thoracic regions of the spinal cord and that is especially concerned with mediating the involuntary response to alarm, as by speeding the heart rate, raising the blood pressure, and dilating the pupils of the eyes: these nerves oppose the parasympathetic nerves in the regulation of many body processes
(Med.) Of or having tolerance
A grace said before or after eating
Disposal is defined as getting rid of or giving away.
(Accounting) An intangible asset which takes into account the value added to a business firm as a result of patronage, reputation, etc.
Ruth is defined as sorrow, pity or grief, or is a first name for a woman.
The freedom of choice and of action of a judge, prosecutor, or other public official, within the defined scope of his or her responsibilities. For example, in a criminal matter a judge may have wide discretion to release the defendant on recognizance or to demand bail in any amount, based on the judge’s view of the defendant as a flight risk.
- Charity , in this connection, implies a kindly understanding and tolerance in judging others
- Lenity usually implies excessive mercy or mildness toward offenders where greater strictness might be preferable
- Clemency suggests a tendency toward mercy or leniency in one whose duty it is to punish offenders
- Mercy implies compassion or forbearance, as in punishing offenders, in excess of what may be demanded by fairness, or it may connote kindness and sympathy to those in distress
Find another word for mercy. In this page you can discover 58 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for mercy, like: pity, benevolence, leniency, lenience, clemency, gentleness, forbearance, toleration, forgiveness, quarter and humaneness.