Synonyms & Antonyms : Mercy

Mercy


( Noun )


They showed little
mercy to their enemies.

Synonyms:

Benevolence

Favor

Pardon

Clemency

Compassion

Gentleness

Leniency

Pity

Mildness

Grace

Kindness

Contextual Examples:

The playground coach smiled with
benevolence at the noisy children but tamed them in a few minutes by his sportsmanship.

The scheme found
favor with the town planners.

May god grant you
pardon for your sins!

The defendant was grateful for the judge’s
clemency.

The teacher had great
compassion for her pupils.

The members took the advantage of the
leniency of the chairman.

We feel
pity on the inhuman living conditions of the slums.

His
gentleness moved his opponents to appraisal.

The
mildness of steel bars can be increased by heating them.

By the king’s
grace, the traitor was permitted to leave the country.

He can never forget the
kindness shown by his neighbors during the communal riots.



Antonyms:

Cruelty

Hardness

Harshness

Vigor

Severity

Penalty

Punishment

Contextual Examples:

The
harshness of the teacher failed to reform the student.

The
hardness of the metal was not in consonance with the needed quality of the motor.

Let us serve our motherland with all the
vigor at our command.

The
severity of this winter has bruised my skin.

The delay in return of the books compelled me to pay the
penalty.

Violation of traffic rules can lead one to
punishment by fine or imprisonment.




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