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com•pas•sion



Pronunciation: (kum-pash'un), [key]
n.
a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering.

v.t.
Archaic.to compassionate.

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