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Synonyms for mercy


at the mercy of something or someone: defenceless against


  • defenceless against
  • subject to
  • open to
  • exposed to
  • vulnerable to
  • threatened by
  • susceptible to
  • prey to
  • an easy target for
  • naked before
  • unprotected against

at the mercy of something or someone: in the power of


  • in the power of
  • under the control of
  • in the clutches of
  • under the heel of

Synonyms for mercy

kind, forgiving, or compassionate treatment of or disposition toward others

Synonyms for mercy

leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice

a disposition to be kind and forgiving

the feeling that motivates compassion

something for which to be thankful

Related Words

alleviation of distress

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In his papal bull announcing the jubilee, Francis referenced both Islam's and Judaism's emphases on God's mercy, writing, "There is an aspect of mercy that goes beyond the confines of the Church.
Joseph Drozda, Mercy cardiologist and director of outcomes research, who has overseen Mercy's implementation of UDIs.
Produced by the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization at the request of Pope Francis, the eight books are resources for all Catholics to grow in understanding and appreciation of mercy in Scripture, liturgy, the sacraments and Church teaching.
By connecting the talents of a highly skilled team of dynamic professionals, Dara will deepen the impact of Mercy Corps programs worldwide," says Neal Keny-Guyer, chief executive officer at Mercy Corps.
Jesus' birth brought near God's mercy to the little ones, even as his beatitudes and parables resound with merciful promises.
Mercy and CHI recognize the extremely challenging health care environment in Arkansas and agree that enhancing the Catholic health ministry and strengthening access to health care is a key objective of the proposed transaction," Mercy officials said in a news release.
Lying on her death bed in Malawi, Lucy wept as she told the Sunday People: "My life is ending and I need to bid farewell to my Mercy.
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