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compassion

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of compassion

  1. 1 sorrow or the capacity to feel sorrow for another's suffering or misfortune treats the homeless with great compassion Synonyms of compassion commiseration, sympathy, feelingWords Related to compassion condolence, regret; humaneness, humanity, kindheartedness, kindliness, kindness, mercy, pity, ruth, softheartedness, warmheartedness; affinity, empathy, rapport, sensitivity, understanding; altruism, benevolence, benignity, bigheartedness, charity, generosity, goodwill, humanitarianism, largeheartedness, largesse (also largess), magnanimity, philanthropyNear Antonyms of compassion indifference, insensitivity, unconcern; cruelty, harshness, inhumanity; animosity, antipathy, dislike, hatred, hostilityAntonyms of compassion callousness, coldheartedness, hard-heartedness, heartlessness

  2. 2 the capacity for feeling for another's unhappiness or misfortune has no compassion for people who squander their money Synonyms of compassion bigheartedness, charity, commiseration, heart, feeling, good-heartedness, humanity, kindheartedness, kindliness, kindness, largeheartedness, mercy, pity, ruth, softheartedness, sympathy, warmheartednessWords Related to compassion feelings, responsiveness, sensibility, sensitivity; affection, love, regard; affinity, empathy, rapport; altruism, benevolence, benignancy, benignity, generosity, goodwill, humaneness, humanism, humanitarianism, philanthropyNear Antonyms of compassion callousness, coldness, disinterest, indifference, unconcern; cruelty, harshness; animosity, antipathy, dislike, hatred, hostilityAntonyms of compassion coldheartedness, hard-heartedness, inhumanity, inhumanness, mercilessness, pitilessness



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