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compassion
American English: /kəmˈpæʃən/
British English: /kəmˈpaʃ(ə)n/

Translation of compassion in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • to arouse compassion
    despertar compasión
    to move somebody to compassion
    mover a alguien a compasión
    they had no compassion toward the victims
    no tuvieron compasión con las víctimas
    Example sentences
    • He had no pity, no compassion, no understanding of what the victims of war suffered.
    • However, lofty doctors who show no warmth, compassion or concern are becoming rare.
    • We missed the feeding, thanks to me and my friends' compassion for my emotions.

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