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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 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 a merciful judge. mercifully adverb
compasivamente, con piedad
merciless adjective without mercy; cruel 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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