Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “compassion”

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.
(Definition of compassion from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Sympathy & compassion, but you might be interested in these topics from the Kind and unkind topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “compassion” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

bright spark

a person who is intelligent, and full of energy and enthusiasm

Word of the Day

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More