Definitions For Mercy

noun

  • Leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice
  • Alleviation of distress; showing great kindness toward the distressed
  • A disposition to be kind and forgiving
  • The feeling that motivates compassion
  • Something for which to be thankful
  • Kind or forgiving treatment of someone who could be treated harshly
  • Kindness or help given to people who are in a very bad or desperate situation
  • A good or lucky fact or situation

Is Mercy a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
12
Words with Friends
13

The word Mercy is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Mercy in a Sentence

  • He is a vicious criminal who deserves no mercy.
  • She fell to her knees and asked for mercy.
  • They came on a mission of mercy to provide food and medical care for starving children.

Synonyms for Mercy

Antonyms for Mercy

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