1. (n.) Forbearance to inflict harm under circumstances of provocation, when one has the power to inflict it; compassionate treatment of an offender or adversary; clemency.

2. (n.) Compassionate treatment of the unfortunate and helpless; sometimes, favor, beneficence.

3. (n.) Disposition to exercise compassion or favor; pity; compassion; willingness to spare or to help.

4. (n.) A blessing regarded as a manifestation of compassion or favor.

acceptance act of grace act of kindness benefaction beneficence benefit benevolence benignancy benignity blessing caritas charity clemency clementness commiseration compassion condolence consideration courtesy easiness easygoingness favor feeling forbearance forbearing forgiveness generosity gentleness good deed good offices good turn goodwill grace graciousness humaneness humanity indulgence kind deed kind offices kindliness kindly act kindness labor of love laxness lenience leniency lenientness lenity liberality magnanimity mercifulness mildness mitigation mitzvah moderateness obligation office pardon pathos patience pity quarter relief reprieve ruth self-pity service softness sympathy tenderness thoughtfulness tolerance turn


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