What is the opposite of mercy?

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Noun
Opposite of compassion or forgiveness shown towards someone whom it is within one's power to punish or harm
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Noun
Opposite of a kind or helpful deed
“Doing him a disfavor would be sure to bring the vultures swooping down on his business.”
Noun
Opposite of forgiveness of sins, in a general sense
Noun
Opposite of the act or nature of showing care or kind regard for others
“He showed immense callousness for his fellow men when he deserted them on the battlefield.”
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