Synonyms of at the mercy of something or someone
at the mercy of something or someone
▷ See mercy
1 defenceless against
• Buildings are left to decay at the mercy of vandals and bad weather.
• Prices may be subject to alteration.
an easy target for
2 in the power of
• Servants or slaves were at the mercy of their masters.
in the power of
under the control of
in the clutches of
under the heel of
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Thesaurus for at the mercy of something or someone from the Collins English Thesaurus