Definitions for "Merciful"
Full of mercy; having or exercising mercy; disposed to pity and spare offenders; unwilling to punish. Opposite of merciless.
Unwilling to give pain; compassionate.
showing compassion; lenient (Jeremiah 3:12)
used conventionally of royalty and high nobility; "our merciful king"
showing or giving mercy; "sought merciful treatment for the captives"; "a merciful god"