Synonyms for compassion

Synonyms for (noun) compassion

Synonyms: compassion, pity

Definition: the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it

Similar words: mercifulness, mercy

Definition: a disposition to be kind and forgiving

Usage: in those days a wife had to depend on the mercifulness of her husband

Synonyms: compassion, compassionateness

Definition: a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering

Similar words: sympathy, fellow feeling

Definition: sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)

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