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mercy

(mĕr′sē) [L. merces, reward]
In medicine, the compassionate provision of relief or mitigation of physical pain, mental suffering, or psychological distress.
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KMVQ concentrates on eight dimensions: Truthfulness, Honesty, Gratitude, Loyalty, Reasonability, Fairness, Mercifulness, and Patience.
All months should be months for worship and mercifulness, not just this one.
Some subjects may have detected that the King's attempts to advertise his mercifulness were excessive, almost as though he were using clemency as a screen for something else -- for his cruelty.
According to the Hebrew prophets, the possession of the land is indissolubly connected with a covenant between its inhabitants and God: a pact of justice, mercifulness, and solidarity.
In another Hadith, Allah has stated that, "My Mercifulness has superseded My Anger.
He also emphasised the importance of gentleness, mercifulness and the need for people to be peacemakers.
He said the entire life of the Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) is a beacon and worthy of emulation by all as His personality is characterized by attributes of sympathy, generosity, bravery, mercifulness and hospitality.
But to be plain with you, he excels in nothing so much as in the zealous love of his people, wherein he doth not only pass all his own foregoers, but (as I think) all the princes living; whereof the cause is that, though he exceed not in the virtues which get admiration--as depth of wisdom, height of courage, and largeness of magnificence, yet is he notable in those which stir affection--as truth of word, meekness, courtesy, mercifulness, and liberality.
He said fasting in Ramadan fosters feelings of mercifulness and compassion in the minds of the faithful, as they compete to fulfill acts of charity to win divine reward.
3-magnitude earthquake that just hit Japan, stronger than the one last year, but which had the mercifulness to strike at the heart of the sea and not of shore.
Further, the divine provenance and relative mercifulness of the treatment the Ghost prescribes for Gertrude--"Leave her to heaven, / And to those thorns that in her bosom lodge / To prick and sting her" (1.
Ibrahim Hussain Malabari, a Canadian Islamic scholar of Indian origin and director of the Islamic Center in Toronto, reacted to such Prophet bashing in a different but proactive manner, capturing the opportunity to highlight the real qualities of the Prophet and his mercifulness.