Definition of compassion in English:

compassion

Line breaks: com|pas¦sion
Pronunciation: /kəmˈpaʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]
Sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others: the victims should be treated with compassion
More 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.
Synonyms

Origin

Middle English: via Old French from ecclesiastical Latin compassio(n-), from compati 'suffer with'.

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