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Translation of "mercy" - English-Spanish dictionary

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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