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Translation of "mercy" - English-Spanish dictionary

mercy

noun   /ˈmɜː·si/
[no plural] kindness that makes you forgive someone and not punish them misericordia The prisoners pleaded for mercy.
(Definition of mercy from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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