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Definition of Merciful

Merciful
Merciful Mer"ci*ful, a. [Mercy + -ful.] 1. Full of mercy; having or exercising mercy; disposed to pity and spare offenders; unwilling to punish. The Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious. --Ex. xxxiv. 6. Be merciful, great duke, to men of mold. --Shak. 2. Unwilling to give pain; compassionate. A merciful man will be merciful to his beast. --Old Proverb. Syn: Compassionate; tender; humane; gracious; kind; mild; clement; benignant. -- Mer"ci*ful*ly, adv. -- Mer"ci*ful*ness, n.

Meaning of Merciful from wikipedia

- variety of ethical, religious, social, and legal contexts. The concept of a merciful God appears in various religions, including Hinduism, Christianity, Judaism...
- ٱلرَّحْمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيم) "In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful." This is the phrase recited before each surah (chapter) of the Qur'an –...
- Jesus (c. 4 BC – c. AD 30 / 33), also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth or Jesus Christ, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader. He is...
- Sūrat ar-Raḥmān (Arabic: سورة الرحمان‎, "The Most Merciful") is the 55th surah of the Qur'an with 78 ayats. Most muslim scholars place Sūrat ar-Rahman...
- less-doctrinal tone of papacy, in hopes of extrapolating his words to convey a more merciful and tolerant message. In the news media, both faithful and non-believers...
- Mercyful Fate is a Danish heavy metal band from Copenhagen, formed in 1981 by vocalist King Diamond and guitarist Hank Shermann. Influenced by progressive...
- Universe. New York: Simon and Schuster, p. 461. Dowbiggin, Ian (2003). A Merciful End. New York: Oxford University Press, p. 41. Einstein, Albert (1995)...
- Muslims; therein, it is written, "together with us they adore the one, merciful God, mankind's judge on the last day." In 1995, Pope John Paul II held...
- The Merciful Knight is a watercolour by the pre-Raphaelite artist Edward Burne-Jones which was completed in 1863 and is currently housed at the Birmingham...
- How long their subjugation may be necessary is known & ordered by a wise Merciful Providence. Foner writes that "Lee's code of gentlemanly conduct did not...
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