Meaning of Mercy



English: Mercy
Bangla: করুণা, কৃপা, কারুণ্য, ক্ষমাশীলতা, অনুকংপা, দৈবানুগ্রহ, ঐশ্বরিক করুণা
Hindi: दया, करुणा
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
Synonym: Benevolence , Favor , Kindness , Mildness , Benignity , Forbearance , Lenience , Pardon , Blessing , Forgiveness , Leniency , Pity , Clemency , Gentleness , Lenity , Tenderness , Compassion , Grace
Antonym: Cruelty , Implacability , Punishment , Rigor , Sternness , Hardness , Justice , Revenge , Severity , Vengeance , Harshness , Penalty


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Bangla Academy Dictionary:


Definition: 1

compassionate or kindly forbearance shown toward an offender, an enemy, or other person in one's power; compassion, pity, or benevolence: Have mercy on the poor sinner.

Definition: 2

the disposition to be compassionate or forbearing: an adversary wholly without mercy.

Definition: 3

the discretionary power of a judge to pardon someone or to mitigate punishment, especially to send to prison rather than invoke the death penalty.

Definition: 4

an act of kindness, compassion, or favor: She has performed countless small mercies for her friends and neighbors.

Definition: 5

something that gives evidence of divine favor; blessing: It was just a mercy we had our seat belts on when it happened.