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noun (mercies, -)
  1. (uncountable) relenting; forbearance to cause or allow harm to another
She took on him and quit embarassing him.
  1. (uncountable) forgiveness or compassion, especially toward those less fortunate
Have on the poor and assist them if you can.
  1. (uncountable) a tendency toward forgiveness, pity, or compassion
Mercy is one of his many virtues.
  1. (countable) Instances of forebearance or forgiveness.
Psalms 40:11 Do not withhold Your tender mercies from me, O Lord
Translations: 
  • Dutch: Genade
  • German: Gnade
Etymology: , from merci.


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