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English definition of “compassion”


noun [U]    /kəmˈpæʃ·ən/
a strong feeling of sympathy and sadness for other people’s suffering or bad luck and a desire to help compassionate    /kəmˈpæʃ·ə·nət/ adjective a compassionate man
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