Associations to the word «Merciful»


MERCIFUL, adjective. Showing mercy

Dictionary definition

MERCIFUL, adjective. Showing or giving mercy; "sought merciful treatment for the captives"; "a merciful god".
MERCIFUL, adjective. (used conventionally of royalty and high nobility) gracious; "our merciful king".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.