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Compassion meaning

compassion - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. Literally, suffering with another; a sensation of sorrow excited by the distress or misfortunes of another; pity; commiseration.
  2. 2. To pity.
  3. 3. Pity; mercy.

compassion - examples of usage

  1. We are able to offer a brother very little comfort and scarcely any sympathy in those unhappy affairs of the heart which move women to a pretty compassion for a disappointed sister. - "A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories", William D. Howells.
  2. Why can't you have a little compassion? - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  3. He dropped his head in a fit attitude for compassion; but she poured no pity upon it. - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
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