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synonyms for mercifulness

  • benefaction
  • beneficence
  • benevolence
  • charity
  • clemency
  • compassion
  • compassionateness
  • favor
  • forbearance
  • generosity
  • goodness
  • indulgence
  • kindliness
  • kindness
  • lenience
  • leniency
  • lenity
  • love
  • mercy
  • pardon
  • quarter
  • reprieve
  • responsiveness
  • tenderness
  • caritas
  • good will
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antonyms for mercifulness

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  • animosity
  • cruelty
  • disfavor
  • harshness
  • hatred
  • ill will
  • malevolence
  • meanness
  • mercilessness
  • selfishness
  • unkindness
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How to use mercifulness in a sentence

But there was no compassion, no mercifulness in their faces as they looked down at her.
FROM PLACE TO PLACEIRVIN S. COBB
He philosophized the mercifulness of the fact, and of the ignorance of most of us, when mortally sick or fatally wounded.
LITERARY FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCESWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
The mercifulness of this punishment is seen in its power in thus effectively stopping the tendency to crime.
A PLEA FOR THE CRIMINALJAMES LESLIE ALLAN KAYLL
It is a desperate enterprise, and would be both rash and indelicate if the mercifulness of it did not demand the sacrifice.
THE LAST OF THE VIKINGSJOHN BOWLING
But nothing is said of instruction in the righteousness, the purity, the mercifulness which the law of God required.
JUDGES AND RUTHROBERT A. WATSON
Nor is it every thing in God that is hated: none hateth his mercifulness and goodness as such.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
That mercifulness wipes out and washes away sins, as salves and remedies to heal sores and grievous diseases.
APOLOGIA PRO VITA SUAJOHN HENRY CARDINAL NEWMAN
That mercifulness wipes out and washes away infirmity and weakness as salves and remedies to heal sores and grievous diseases.
APOLOGIA PRO VITA SUAJOHN HENRY NEWMAN
Another remarkable quality of Mr. Lincoln was his great mercifulness.
RECOLLECTIONS OF THE CIVIL WARCHARLES A. DANA
Inquisitorial procedure was a miserable travesty of justice; and its mercifulness was forthcoming only on its own terms.
MEDIVAL HERESY AND THE INQUISITIONA. S. TURBERVILLE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MERCIFULNESS

  • caritas
  • charity
  • compassion
  • endurance
  • equitableness
  • fairness
  • forbearance
  • gentleness
  • grace
  • humanity
  • indulgence
  • justness
  • kindness
  • lenience
  • leniency
  • lenity
  • lifesaver
  • mercifulness
  • mercy
  • mildness
  • moderation
  • soft-heartedness
  • sufferance
  • tenderness
  • tolerance
  • toleration
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