简明英汉词典

mercy
[5mE:si]
n.
仁慈, 宽恕, 怜悯

美国传统词典[双解]

mercy
mer.cy
AHD:[m?r“s?]
D.J.[6m*8si8]
K.K.[6m)si]
n.(名词)
【复数】 mer.cies

(1)

Compassionate treatment, especially of those under one's power; clemency.
慈悲,仁慈:仁慈的对待,尤指对处于自己权力控制下的人;仁慈

(2)

A disposition to be kind and forgiving:
同情,宽厚:温和与宽容的性情:
a heart full of mercy.
充满包容的心

(3)

Something for which to be thankful; a blessing:
恩惠,幸运:应对之表示感谢的事物;恩惠:
It was a mercy that no one was hurt.
没有人受伤真是幸运

(4)

Alleviation of distress; relief:
痛苦的减轻;解脱:
Distributing food among the homeless was an act of mercy.
给无家可归的人们发放食物是一种减轻他们痛苦的行为

习惯用语

at the mercy of
Without any protection against; helpless before:
任由…摆布;在…面前无助:
drifting in an open boat, at the mercy of the elements.
在一敞篷船中漂泊,任由暴风雨摆布

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

from Old French merci
源自 古法语 merci

(3)

from Medieval Latin merc?s
源自 中世纪拉丁语 merc?s

(4)

from Latin [reward]
源自 拉丁语 [报酬]

参考词汇

(1)

mercyleniencylenityclemencycharity

(2)

These nouns mean kind, forgiving, or sympathetic and humane treatment of or disposition toward others.
这些名词都表示仁慈的、宽容的、同情的以及对他人的人道对待方式。

(3)

Mercy is compassionate forbearance:
Mercy 表示同情性的宽容:
“We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves” (George Eliot).
“我们让上帝来保佑人们,我们自己却不显示任何怜悯之心” (乔治·艾略特)。

(4)

Leniency and lenity imply mildness, gentleness, and often a tendency to reduce the severity or harshness of punishment:
Leniency 和lenity 指温和的、温柔的, 还经常带有降低惩罚的严厉性倾向:
“When you have gone too far to recede, do not sue [appeal] to me for leniency” (Charles Dickens).
“当你走得太远而不能回头时,就别再来 我的宽恕了” (查尔斯·狄更斯)。
“His Majesty gave many marks of his great lenity, often . . . endeavoring to extenuate your crimes” (Jonathan Swift).
“国王陛下多次表示了他的仁慈,常常…试图减轻你的罪行” (乔纳森·斯威夫特)。

(5)

Clemency is mercy shown by one in a position of authority or power and especially by one charged with administering justice:
Clemency 是指一拥有权威或权力的人,尤指拥有审判权的人所表现出的慈悲:
The judge believed in clemency for youthful offenders.
法官认为对年轻的犯罪者应以慈悲为怀。

(6)

Charity is goodwill and benevolence, especially as it manifests itself in kindly forbearance in judging others:
Charity 是指善心或善行,尤指在评判他人时所显示出的宽厚容忍:
“But how shall we expect charity towards others, when we are uncharitable to ourselves?” (Thomas Browne).
“但是,我们对待自己都不仁慈的时候,又怎么可能善待他人?” (托马斯·布朗)

现代英汉词典

mercy
[5m\:sI]
n.
-cies

(1)

宽大;宽恕

(2)

仁慈;慈悲
show mercy to sb.
对某人起了怜悯之心

(3)

幸运
It's a mercy that the explosion happened after the theatre.
"爆炸发生在散戏以后,真是不幸中之大幸。"

习惯用语

at the mercy of
任…处置;无能为力

现代英汉综合大辞典

mercy
[5mE:si]
n.

(1)

仁慈, 怜悯, 宽恕

(2)

幸运; 侥幸

(3)

恩惠; [美口]感谢

(4)

(从痛苦中的)解脱
mercy killing
(使受刑者)减少痛苦的处决, 安死术
They showed little mercy to the enemies.
他们对敌人毫不怜悯。
We were treated with mercy.
我们受到仁慈的待遇。
That is a mercy!
那真是幸运!
It is a mercy that you did not go.
你幸好没有去。

词性变化

mercy
[5mE:si]
adj.
出于怜悯的
a mercy mission
出于怜悯而进行的救援任务

习惯用语

abandon sb. to the mercy of
听任某人由...摆布

at the mercy of
在...的掌握之中, 完全受...支配, 任...摆布

be left to the (tender) -cies of sb.
受人虐待, 任由某人摆布

be thankful for small -cies
庆幸小小的幸运; 满足于小小的好处

beg for mercy
乞求宽大, 讨饶, 乞怜

for mercy(=for mercy's sake)
请大发慈悲, 请可怜可怜

have mercy on [upon]
对...有怜悯心

have sb. at one's mercy
使某人任凭自己摆布

in one's mercy
出于恻隐之心

leave to the mercies of sb.
听任某人粗暴对待; 听任某人任意摆布

leave to the tender mercy of sb.
听任某人粗暴对待; 听任某人任意摆布

leave to the mercies of sb.
听任某人粗暴对待; 听任某人任意摆布

leave to the tender mercy of sb.
听任某人粗暴对待; 听任某人任意摆布

It is a mercy.
真幸运。

M-on me!
哎呀! 我的天哪!

show mercy to sb.
对某人表示宽大[仁慈]

sin one's -cies
辜负天恩, 不珍惜幸福

take sb. to mercy
饶某人的命, 免某人一死

take mercy on
对...表示怜悯

throw [fling] oneself on [upon] sb.'s mercy (=on the mercy of sb.)
请求某人宽恕

without mercy
残忍地, 毫不留情地

yield upon [to] sb.'s mercy
无条件向某人投降, 听凭某人处分

用法词典

mercy
(这词来源法语的 merci 怜悯;宽恕;仁慈。法语的谢谢也是 merci)

英文相关词典

mercy
charity    compassion    kindness    pity    sympathy    cruelty    

美国传统词典

mercy
mer.cy
AHD:[m?r“s?]
D.J.[6m*8si8]
K.K.[6m)si]
n.
pl. mer.cies

(1)

Compassionate treatment, especially of those under one's power; clemency.

(2)

A disposition to be kind and forgiving:
a heart full of mercy.

(3)

Something for which to be thankful; a blessing:
It was a mercy that no one was hurt.

(4)

Alleviation of distress; relief:
Distributing food among the homeless was an act of mercy.

习惯用语

at the mercy of
Without any protection against; helpless before:
drifting in an open boat, at the mercy of the elements.

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

from Old French merci

(3)

from Medieval Latin merc?s

(4)

from Latin [reward]

参考词汇

(1)

mercy, leniency, lenity, clemency, charity

(2)

These nouns mean kind, forgiving, or sympathetic and humane treatment of or disposition toward others.

(3)

Mercy is compassionate forbearance:
“We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves” (George Eliot).

(4)

Leniency and lenity imply mildness, gentleness, and often a tendency to reduce the severity or harshness of punishment:
“When you have gone too far to recede, do not sue [appeal] to me for leniency” (Charles Dickens).
“His Majesty gave many marks of his great lenity, often . . . endeavoring to extenuate your crimes” (Jonathan Swift).

(5)

Clemency is mercy shown by one in a position of authority or power and especially by one charged with administering justice:
The judge believed in clemency for youthful offenders.

(6)

Charity is goodwill and benevolence, especially as it manifests itself in kindly forbearance in judging others:
“But how shall we expect charity towards others, when we are uncharitable to ourselves?” (Thomas Browne).

英汉法学大词典

mercy
n.恩惠 ,权宜处置权

英汉化学大词典

mercy
n.怜悯,支配

英汉计算机大词典

mercy
n.怜悯(支配)

英汉能源大词典

mercy
n.怜悯,支配

英汉医学大词典

mercy
n.怜悯同情

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