Antonyms of MERCIFUL

Examples of usage:

  1. The Sultan of Turkey, to the great surprise of all the world, which had been looking on with deepest interest at this sanguinary struggle upon the most beautiful island of the Levant, proved himself to be, as an enemy, brave and persistent; as a conqueror, mild and merciful. "The Story of Malta" by Maturin M. Ballou
  2. Why does he allow even his most faithful servants to be oppressed- those who do not oppress others; who obey his just laws, and who are merciful to their brothers? "Hebrew Life and Times" by Harold B. Hunting
  3. He does nothing that isn't right and wise and merciful. "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens" by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
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