mercifulness

[ mur-si-fuhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF mercifulness
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But there was no compassion, no mercifulness in their faces as they looked down at her.

The brutality with which he spoke was so unnatural that it betrayed the mercifulness of his intention.

The coroner then congratulates the parents on the “mercifulness” of the jury.

They regarded humility and mercifulness as the greatest virtues.

He will rule the world by mercifulness when we forgive each other, but not before.

And not their mercifulness only, but all their good impulses overpower their logic.

And so with men, with or without their will, their mercifulness overpowers their logic.

The mass of examples of Lincoln's leniency, mercifulness, and lack of rigor, lead one to believe he could not be inexorable.

Inquisitorial procedure was a miserable travesty of justice; and its mercifulness was forthcoming only on its own terms.

But gradually all mercifulness, all-pity, went out, and the fires which remained were not good to see.

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