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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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Basking in God's Mercy -- and finitely -- the Mercy of Paradise -- is something that every believing Muslim prays for.
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In the previous interview, Mercy said she would have quit music were it not for her hardworking husband.
The Mercy Bus will be in Paisley High Street on Saturday, August 3, from 11am to 3pm.
The Mercy Executive recounted that at the moment, they have trained at -least eleven thousand (11, 0000) youths in Bong, and other counties of Liberia.
A: Since One and Mercy appear to have been married before the effectivity of the Family Code on August 3, 1988, there being no indication that they have adopted a different property regime, the presumption is that their property relations is governed by the regime of conjugal partnership of gains.
Razi said the ISF, launched last year, permits Mercy Malaysia to receive Shariah-compliant funds through means such as zakat, donation, 'sukuk' and micro financing.
Allah has many attributes, but it is His quality of Mercy, that Allah likes most.
Saint John Paul II described Divine Mercy as God's "Easter Gift" to the world.
Almost two centuries later, it is McAuley that Mercy sisters so identify with.
In February, patients of Mercy Clinic Orthopedic Associates will also have access to MyMercy, a free online system where they can review test results, email their provider and request prescription refills.
It assigned a 'AA-' Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to Mercy Health.
Paid parental leave was one of the top cited concerns in the survey, Mercy's Chief Human Resources Officer Cindy Rosburg said.
That His Being is deeply rooted in mercy, and mercy alone.