Part of speech: noun

Mild treatment of an offender; compassion; clemency; charity.

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Usage examples "mercy":

  1. Oh, Father of mercy! - "Melody The Story of a Child", Laura E. Richards.
  2. Penny told everything she knew about the woman who had taken her father to Mercy Hospital. - "Ghost Beyond the Gate", Mildred A. Wirt.
  3. A great mercy that it was so, some will say; and possibly they may be right. - "The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant", Alexander Johnstone Wilson.