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Pronunciation: /kəmˈpæʃən/

Translation of compassion in Spanish:


uncountable/no numerable
  • compasión (feminine), piedad (feminine) to arouse compassion despertar* compasión to move sb to compassion mover* a algn a compasión they had no compassion toward the victims no tuvieron compasión con las víctimas

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