Definition of 'merciful'
Example sentences containing 'merciful'
City were not in especially merciful mood.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The lifting of their suspect status after ten months will be a merciful end to this particular chapter.The Sun (2008)
There is no hard line between malicious encouragement on the one hand and merciful release on the other.Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We think it right to give our pets a merciful end to their suffering; but we deny such mercy to humans.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
God is so merciful.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Definition of merciful from the Collins English Dictionary