merciful

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmɜːrsɪfʊl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmɝsɪfəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mûrsi fəl)


merciful
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Sense: Giving evidence of mercy
Synonyms:
lenient , clement, feeling , compassionate , pitiful, soft-hearted, mild , sparing, tolerant, kindly , indulgent, benign, benignant, humane, kind , charitable, all heart, benevolent, big , bighearted, broad-minded, considerate , easy , favorable, forbearing, forgiving, gracious, magnanimous, sympathetic , thoughtful , understanding
Antonyms:
cruel , merciless, harsh , hard , unforgiving, ruthless , mean , severe , unkind , cold-blooded, intolerant, brutal
Sense: Having mercy as a character trait
Synonyms:
gentle , tender , gracious, kind , thoughtful , all heart, beneficent, benign, benignant, charitable, clement, compassionate , easygoing , feeling , forbearing, forgiving, generous , having one's heart in right place, humane, humanitarian, indulgent, kindly , lenient , liberal, mild , pardoning, pitying, soft , softhearted, sympathetic , tenderhearted, tolerant
Antonyms:
cruel , merciless, harsh , hard , unforgiving, ruthless , mean , severe , unkind , cold-blooded, intolerant, brutal

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