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compassion

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  • nountender feeling
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Synonyms for compassion

noun tender feeling
  • benevolence
  • empathy
  • grace
  • humanity
  • kindness
  • mercy
  • sorrow
  • sympathy
  • tenderness
  • charity
  • clemency
  • commiseration
  • compunction
  • condolence
  • consideration
  • heart
  • humaneness
  • lenity
  • softheartedness
  • softness
  • tenderheartedness
  • yearning
  • fellow feeling

Antonyms for compassion

  • animosity
  • cruelty
  • ill will
  • meanness
  • mercilessness
  • harshness
  • hatred
  • indifference
  • tyranny
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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