Definition of merciful in English:

merciful

Line breaks: mer¦ci|ful
Pronunciation: /ˈməːsɪfʊl
 
, -f(ə)l/

adjective

Derivatives

mercifulness

noun
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  • Pilate is out of his league as he faces Jesus' strong resistance, mysterious mercifulness and unrelenting compassion.
  • The sad irony of it all is that God's infinite mercifulness extends to the nether limits where our present breed of politicians abound.
  • His belief in God's abiding mercifulness leads him to conclude that the torment of hell cannot be eternal: ‘there was a time when sin did not exist, and there will be a time when it will not exist’.

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