Übersetzung von “mercy” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


noun uncountablemercy /ˈmɜrsi/
the quality of being kind and forgiving, rather than punishing people
clémence feminine

to show mercy
faire preuve de clémence
at the mercy of
in a situation where sth or sb has the power to harm you
à la merci de

a region living at the mercy of cyclones
une région vivant à la merci des cyclones

(Übersetzung von “mercy” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /ˈməːsi/ (plural mercies)

kindness towards a person, especially an enemy, who is in one’s power

He showed his enemies no mercy.

a piece of good luck or something for which one should be grateful

It was a mercy that it didn’t rain.
merciful adjective

willing to forgive or to punish only lightly

miséricordieux, clément
a merciful judge.
mercifully adverb

merciless adjective

without mercy; cruel

He had acquired a reputation for being a merciless ruler.
mercilessly adverb

sans pitié
at the mercy of

wholly in the power of, liable to be harmed by

à la merci de
A sailor is always at the mercy of the sea.
have mercy on

to give kindness to (an enemy etc who is in one’s power)

avoir pitié de
Have mercy on me!

(Übersetzung von “mercy” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)