mercifulness


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mer·ci·ful

 (mûr′sĭ-fəl)
adj.
Full of mercy; compassionate: sought merciful treatment for the captives.

mer′ci·ful·ly adv.
mer′ci·ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mercifulness - the feeling that motivates compassionmercifulness - the feeling that motivates compassion
compassion, compassionateness - a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering
forgiveness - compassionate feelings that support a willingness to forgive
2.mercifulness - a disposition to be kind and forgiving; "in those days a wife had to depend on the mercifulness of her husband"
humaneness - the quality of compassion or consideration for others (people or animals)
compassion, pity - the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it
forgivingness, kindness - tendency to be kind and forgiving
lenience, leniency, lenity, mildness - mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant
unmercifulness, mercilessness - inhumaneness evidenced by an unwillingness to be kind or forgiving
3.mercifulness - leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justicemercifulness - leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice; "he threw himself on the mercy of the court"
lenience, leniency - lightening a penalty or excusing from a chore by judges or parents or teachers
re-sentencing, commutation - (law) the reduction in severity of a punishment imposed by law
free pardon, pardon, amnesty - the formal act of liberating someone
quarter - clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent; "he surrendered but asked for quarter"
reprieve, respite - the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment

mercifulness

noun
Kind, forgiving, or compassionate treatment of or disposition toward others:
References in classic literature ?
"Now I tell thee that but for three things, to wit, my mercifulness, my love for a stout woodsman, and the loyalty thou hast avowed for me, thine ears, mayhap, might have been more tightly closed than ever a buffet from me could have shut them.
Guided by a rare mercifulness that sprang from his love, immediately after receiving baptism, the young Basil gave away his inheritance to the poor.
May Allah Subhanahu Taala in His infinite mercifulness guide us all towards greater individual and collective rectitude.
Mercifulness is what touches your heart when you see poor persons, makes you feel compassionate towards them and motivates you to give as much as you can to make their life a better one," he explained.
Mercifulness is what touches your heart when you see a poor person, makes you feel compassionate towards them, and motivates you to give as much as you can to make their life a better one," he explained.
"She had a vision of mercifulness to all God's people, especially the so-caHed least of these, and that vision got passed on to other people.
(54) At that time, this proposal was rejected for several reasons: First, the suspended sentence was meant to show mercifulness toward the defendant, and the defendant would not feel that effect if he was still to be immediately incarcerated for part of the sentence.
Given that, the true faithful person attempts to spread the mercifulness as much as they can.
Some of the attributes of morality cited include being kind, being mercifulness, being human, being just, loving, goodness and personality.
Besides that, foetuses are nourished and protected by the womb due to biological programming of mothers by a sense of 'rahm' (mercifulness, compassion).
It is curious that the divine mercy that the writer examines in The Living Room was confronted in the Spanish press, given that the mercifulness of God to Catholics in his fictional works had not received any negative judgements from the literary critics (Olivares Leyva 2015, 30).
3 If one accepts that the verse makes interfaith marriage lawful to men and not to women, that would mean that it is a special grace or gift granted to Muslim men, therefore we should expect some mention of the mercifulness of Allah at the end of the verse ("Allah is oft-forgiving or merciful", or "Allah is most merciful"), which is not the case.