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compassion

noun /kəmˈpӕʃən/
sorrow or pity for the sufferings of another person
compasión
Doctors should try to show compassion towards their patients.
compassionate /-nət/ adjective
compasivo
The college encourages its students to be compassionate towards others.
Translations of “compassion”
in Korean 연민, 동정…
in Arabic رَحمة, حَنان…
in French compassion…
in Italian compassione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 同情,憐憫,惻隱之心…
in Russian сострадание, сочувствие…
in Turkish şefkat, merhamet, sevecenlik…
in Polish współczucie…
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…
(Definition of compassion from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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