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compassion

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcompassioncom‧pas‧sion /kəmˈpæʃən/ ●●○ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 SYMPATHIZEa strong feeling of sympathy for someone who is suffering, and a desire to help themcompassion for 🔊 compassion for the sickfeel/show/have compassion 🔊 Did he feel any compassion for the victim of his crime?with compassion 🔊 Lieberman explores this sensitive topic with compassion. 🔊 I was shocked by the doctor’s lack of compassion.
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compassionThrough their journey, director Gregory Nava explores the contrasts between politics and compassion.It is when she feels compassion, rather than revulsion, for the salamander and kisses him that the spell breaks.Russell's father had no compassion for his son's physical disabilities.A debt counsellor who's been helping the family says the lender has shown no compassion.This is a place of compassion, a place of forgiveness.That sense of compassion could vault to the surface very quickly if the economic miracle began to curdle.Pepe has a lot in common with Boris, thought Ellis: they're both strong, cruel men without decency or compassion.What are you doing now to show compassion toward the victims of torture?But councillors will be told on Monday that a compromise linked with compassion may save it.Asking no questions they watched him, their master now, with compassion.Of course we must insist on punishment, but the criminal must also be treated with compassion.lack of compassionThe report criticises his arrogance, lack of compassion, and intimidating manner.
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