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Merciful

Mer´ci`ful
a.1.Full of mercy; having or exercising mercy; disposed to pity and spare offenders; unwilling to punish. Opposite of merciless.
The Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious.
- Ex. xxxiv. 6.
Be merciful, great duke, to men of mold.
- Shak.
2.Unwilling to give pain; compassionate.
A merciful man will be merciful to his beast.
- Old Proverb.
Adj.1.merciful - showing or giving mercy; "sought merciful treatment for the captives"; "a merciful god"
Antonyms:
merciless, unmerciful - having or showing no mercy; "the merciless enemy"; "a merciless critic"; "gave him a merciless beating"
2.merciful - characterized by mercy, and compassion; "compassionate toward disadvantaged people"; "kind to animals"; "a humane judge"
Synonyms: kind
3.merciful - used conventionally of royalty and high nobility; "our merciful king"
accepting, all-knowing, all-powerful, all-seeing, all-wise, almighty, beneficent, benign, benignant, big, bleeding, boundless, changeless, charitable, commiserative, condolent, considerate, creating, creative, easy, easygoing, eternal, eternally the same, everlasting, forbearant, generous, gentle, glorious, good, gracious, hallowed, highest, holy, human, immortal, immutable, indulgent, infinite, just, kind, kindly, lax, liberal, limitless, loving, luminous, magnanimous, majestic, making, melting, mild, moderate, numinous, omnipotent, omnipresent, omniscient, one, patient, permanent, perpetual, pitiful, pitying, radiant, ruth, ruthful, sacred, shaping, soft, softhearted, sovereign, sparing, supreme, sympathizing, thoughtful, timeless, ubiquitous, unbounded, unchanging, undefined, understanding, unlimited, warmhearted
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