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compassion

noun [U] uk   /kəmˈpæʃ.ən/ approving us  
a strong feeling of sympathy and sadness for the suffering or bad luck of others and a wish to help them: I was hoping she might show a little compassion.
Translations of “compassion”
in Korean 연민, 동정…
in Arabic رَحمة, حَنان…
in French compassion…
in Turkish şefkat, merhamet, sevecenlik…
in Italian compassione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 同情,憐憫,惻隱之心…
in Russian сострадание, сочувствие…
in Polish współczucie…
in Spanish compasión…
in Portuguese compaixão…
in German das Mitleid…
in Catalan compassió…
in Japanese 思いやり…
in Chinese (Simplified) 同情,怜悯,恻隐之心…
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