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compassion (kuhm PASH uhn) (s) (noun), compassions (pl)
1. A quality of the humane understanding for the suffering of others and wanting to do something to help them: It was due to Katherine's deep compassion for the pain and suffering of small animals that helped her decide to attend veterinary college and become a veterinarian.
2. Etymology: from Latin com-, "together" + pati, "to suffer".
A feeling of sympathy for another person's misfortune.
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This entry is located in the following units: com-, co-, cog-, col-, con-, cor- (page 2) -sion, -sions (page 2)