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merciful

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  • adjkind, sparing
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Synonyms for merciful

adj kind, sparing

Antonyms for merciful

  • cruel
  • hard
  • harsh
  • hateful
  • inhumane
  • mean
  • merciless
  • severe
  • uncompassionate
  • ungiving
  • unkind
  • unsympathetic
  • unforgiving
  • unmerciful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to merciful

benign

adjective. advantageous

charitable

adjective. kind, lenient

clement

adjective. forgiving

compassionate

adjective. having tender feelings

easier

adjective. tolerant, permissive

easiest

adjective. tolerant, permissive
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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