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Definition of "mercifulness" [mercifulness]

  • The state of being merciful; mercy. (noun)

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Use "mercifulness" in a sentence
  • "The designation Good Samaritan has become so associated with the idea of mercifulness, that I doubt not there are many persons who have the impression that Samaritans in the ancient Hebrew days were people specially noted for their benevolent disposition."
  • "Despite its putative uncanonicity, it is only due to the "mercifulness" of the other Patriarchates that it barely enjoys communion at all."
  • "He reads Machiavelli, Ignatius of Loyola, Marx and Hegel; he is cold and unmerciful to mankind, out of a kind of mathematical mercifulness."