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What does merciful mean?

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word merciful.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. merciful(adj)

    showing or giving mercy

    "sought merciful treatment for the captives"; "a merciful god"

  2. merciful(adj)

    (used conventionally of royalty and high nobility) gracious

    "our merciful king"

Wiktionary

  1. merciful(Adjective)

    showing mercy

Webster Dictionary

  1. Merciful(adj)

    full of mercy; having or exercising mercy; disposed to pity and spare offenders; unwilling to punish

  2. Merciful(adj)

    unwilling to give pain; compassionate

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of merciful in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of merciful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Central Command Twitter feed:

    In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, the CyberCaliphate continues its CyberJihad.

  2. H. P. Lovecraft:

    The most merciful thing in the world . . . is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents.

  3. Mary Stewart:

    I reached for sleep and drew it round me like a blanket muffling pain and thought together in the merciful dark.

  4. H. P. Lovecraft, "The Call of Cthulhu", first line:

    The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents.

  5. New York:

    So we feel it's only merciful to give our Knicks beat writer, Scott Cacciola, a break from such woeful basketball.

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