mercy death meaning, mercy death definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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mercy  

  ( mercies    plural  )
1       n-uncount   If someone in authority shows mercy, they choose not to harm someone they have power over, or they forgive someone they have the right to punish.  
Neither side took prisoners or showed any mercy..., They cried for mercy but their pleas were met with abuse and laughter...     
2       adj   Mercy is used to describe a special journey to help someone in great need, such as people who are sick or made homeless by war.     (JOURNALISM)   ADJ n  
She vanished nine months ago while on a mercy mission to West Africa...     
3       n-count   If you refer to an event or situation as amercy, you mean that it makes you feel happy or relieved, usually because it stops something unpleasant happening.  
usu a N  
It really was a mercy that he'd died so rapidly at the end...     
4    If one person or thing is at the mercyof another, the first person or thing is in a situation where they cannot prevent themselves being harmed or affected by the second.  
at the mercy of someone      phrase   with poss, usu PHR after v, v-link PHR  
Buildings are left to decay at the mercy of vandals and the weather...     
5    If you tell someone who is in an unpleasant situation that they should be grateful or thankful for small mercies, you mean that although their situation is bad, it could be even worse, and so they should be happy.  
grateful/thankful for small mercies      phrase   usu v-link PHR  
But so low has morale sunk that the team and the fans would have been grateful for small mercies.     


mercy killing        ( mercy killings    plural  ) A mercy killing is an act of killing someone who is very ill, in order to stop them suffering any more pain.      n-var  
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exp.
The choice of web suicide or deletion of interactions for one’s own amounts to web death with regard to ones internet life.
[Tech.]
n.
the end of an user’s Internet activity after his or her physical death
[Tech.]
exp.
Unique user’s identity on internet is simply is user life in cyberspace while if user leave no record or trace of his virtual life is virtual death.
[Tech.]
n.
disconnection of active online presence and accounts upon user's death.
[Tech.]
exp.
Symbolically killing one’s internet unique identity.
[Tech.]
n.
"It's a list of all the people and things I hate so much I want to hit them in the face with a shovel." Concept coming from the Marian Keyes novel, The Mystery of Mercy Close (2012).
n.
to feel or cause to feel great sorrow or distress, esp. at the death of someone 2 tr Obsolete to inflict injury, hardship, or sorrow on (C13: from Old French grever, from Latin gravare to burden, from gravis heavy) ♦ griever n ♦ grieving n, adj ♦ grievingly adv
n.
is the recreation of any entity after its death or destruction
video gaming
exp.
The transference of virtual assets and value stored on web possible to be distributed upon user’s death.
[Tech.]
exp.
A set of one’s web assets, created with the intention of facilitating the transference of online assets and value upon ones death.
[Tech.]
exp.
A set of virtual assets or value in cyberspace left behind after one’s death fall on legal successors as right.
[Tech.]
n.
what remains of someone's life in cyber space after his or her death
[Tech.]
exp.
virtual electronic assets, value or obligations bequeathed to a person after its former owner's death
[Tech.];[US];[Internet] value or obligations in cyberspace transitable upon the death of an individual
n.
virtual assets belonging to an individual that are transferred upon his/her death to a designed heir
[Tech.] also "digital legacy"
n.
Total loss of reaction to the light of Pupillas , It means thar Brain is no more reactive. It means Cardiac Arrest, Cereabral Death or f the subject is conscient action of a Mydriatic Drug.
n.
Mydriasis Unilateral : because medication, loss of Eye inervation . Bilateral profound pupillary areflexia isssen in very profound Coma , Cardiac Arrest or in Death
medical term
exp.
A document that facilitates the distribution of online wealth and digital assets after user death.
[Tech.]
n.
patient in prehospital setting in Profound Coma or in Cardiac Arrest that could be a Donor afer hospital verification of cerebral death and none contraindications

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