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Spanish translation of “mercy”

mercy

noun /ˈməːsi/ (plural mercies)
kindness towards a person , especially an enemy , who is in one’s power
compasión , clemencia
He showed his enemies no mercy.
a piece of good luck or something for which one should be grateful
suerte
It was a mercy that it didn’t rain .
merciful adjective willing to forgive or to punish only lightly
compasivo , clemente
a merciful judge .
mercifully adverb
compasivamente, con piedad
Mercifully, we had fine weather during the whole of our stay .
merciless adjective without mercy; cruel
despiadado
He had acquired a reputation for being a merciless ruler .
mercilessly adverb
sin compasión , sin piedad
at the mercy of wholly in the power of, liable to be harmed by
a merced 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 )
tener piedad , tener compasión
Have mercy on me!
(Definition of mercy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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