mercy mercy  /ˈmɜr si/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice
  2. (n) a disposition to be kind and forgiving
  3. (n) the feeling that motivates compassion
  4. (n) something for which to be thankful
  5. (n) alleviation of distress; showing great kindness toward the distressed

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Since few orthodox Communists believe in life after death or in redemption from sin by God's mercy, the nearest thing to these offered by the Soviet State occur on such solemn yet.
  2. The people of the United States and our friends and allies will not live at the mercy of an outlaw regime that threatens the peace with weapons of mass murder.

News

  1. Mercy Medical Center cuts a dozen jobs

    Mercy Medical Center has shed a dozen workers, nearly half of them managers, in the last month as it restructures itself.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Canton Repository

  2. Mercy Opens Improved Cardiac Rehab Clinic

    Mercy Hospital Washington opened its newly renovated and expanded cardiopulmonary rehabilitation clinic. From left are Mercy therapist Jackie Daugherty, RN, working with patients Don Crowe and Audrey Holland in the new space. Submitted Photo.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Missourian

  3. Mercy Takes Leadership Role in Use of Medical Technology, Offering IORT for Breast Cancer Patients and New National ...

    Mercy continues to explore the latest modalities for treating disease, as hospital known for women's health care announces new National Institute for Robotic Surgery, and is also first medical center in Maryland to provide breast cancer patients with Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT). (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10851303.htm
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. "Compassion and mercy are about upholding the beliefs that we seek to live by, remaining true to our values as a people, no matter the severity of the provocation or the atrocity perpetrated," MacAskill explained - to near universal vilification.
    on Aug 26, 2009 By: Kenny MacAskill Source: GulfNews

  2. "General Musharraf's dictatorship is taking its last breath," said Shahbaz. "For the good of the nation, I would like to ask Musharraf...... To show mercy to the country and immediately resign and go home so that this government gets a chance...
    on Jun 8, 2008 By: Shahbaz Sharif Source: Press Trust of India

  3. "It's a race against time," said Charlotte Knobloch, president of Germany's Central Council of Jews. "For survivors of the Shoah [Holocaust], it is intolerable to see how a suspected Nazi war criminal, who knew no mercy for his victims, seeks...
    on May 12, 2009 By: Charlotte Knobloch Source: BBC News

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