HyperDic: compassion

English > 2 senses of the word compassion:
NOUNfeelingcompassion, compassionatenessa deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering
attributecompassion, pitythe humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it
compassion > pronunciation
Soundskahmpae'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > compassion: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering.
Synonymcompassionateness
NarrowerheartstringsYour deepest feelings of love and compassion
mellownesskindheartedness through maturity or old age
mercifulness, mercyThe feeling that motivates compassion
tenderness, tenderheartednesswarm / warm compassionate feelings
Broadersympathy, fellow feelingSharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
Spanishcompasión, piedad
Catalancompassió
Adjectivescompassionateshowing or having compassion / compassion
Verbscompassionateshare the suffering of
English > compassion: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it.
Synonympity
Broadermercifulness, mercyA disposition to be kind and forgiving
Spanishcompasión, misericordia, piedad
Catalancompassió, pietat
Adjectivescompassionateshowing or having compassion / compassion
Verbscompassionateshare the suffering of

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