III. SYMPATHETIC AFFECTIONS
2. Special Sympathetic Affections
[Nouns] pity, compassion, commiseration; bowels, of compassion; sympathy, fellow-feeling, tenderness, yearning, forbearance, humanity, mercy, clemency; leniency (lenity) [more]; charity, ruth, long- suffering.
melting mood; argumentum ad misericordiam, quarter, grace, locus paenititentiae.
sympathizer; advocate, friend, partisan, patron, wellwisher.
[Verbs] pity; have pity, show pity, take pity; commiserate, compassionate; condole [more]; sympathize; feel for, be sorry for, yearn for; weep, melt, thaw, enter into the feelings of.
forbear, relent, relax, give quarter, wipe the tears, parcere subjectis, give a coup de grace, put out of one's misery.
raise pity, excite pity; touch, soften; melt, melt the heart; propitiate, disarm.
ask for mercy; supplicate (request) [more]; cry for quarter, beg one's life, kneel; deprecate.
merciful, clement, ruthful; humane; humanitarian (philanthropic) [more]; tender, tender hearted, tender as a chicken; soft, soft hearted; unhardened; lenient [more]; exorable, forbearing; melting; weak.