compassion

205 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[kəmpˈaʃən], [kəmpˈaʃən], [k_ə_m_p_ˈa_ʃ_ə_n]
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Synonyms for Compassion:

benevolence (noun)

altruism, beneficence, benevolence, bountifulness, charity, generosity, good will, humanitarianism, kindness, magnanimity, motherliness, munificence, neighborliness, philanthropy, unselfishness.

pity (noun)

commiseration, humaneness, leniency, mercy, pity, sympathy, tenderness.

Other synonyms and related words:

Ruth, acceptance, affection, affectionateness, affinity, amicability, appreciation, aspire, attentiveness, bemoan, benignancy, benignity, bewail, big-heartedness, bigheartedness, bowels, brotherhood, care, caring, charitableness, clemency, clementness, comfort, commiserate, compassionate, compassionately, compassionateness, compunction, concern, condole, condole with, condolence, considerateness, consideration, consolation, cordiality, courtesy, decency, deplorable, deplore, depressed, depressing, disgrace, dismal, disturb, doleful, dolorous, dreary, easiness, easygoingness, empathise, empathy, favor, favour, feel for, feeling, feeling of kinship, fellow-feeling, forbearance, forbearing, forgiveness, fraternal feeling, friendliness, gather, geniality, gentleness, gloomy, good naturedness, good-heartedness, goodness, goodness of heart, goodwill, grace, graciousness, grave, grieve, grieve for, have mercy on, heart, heart of gold, helpfulness, hospitality, humanity, hurt, identification, in sympathy with, indulgence, indulgency, infer, injure, interpret, kind-heartedness, kindheartedness, kindliness, kindly disposition, lament, lamentable, languish, large-heartedness, largeheartedness, laxness, lenience, lenientness, lenity, liberality, long-suffering, love, loving, lugubrious, martyr, melancholy, mercifulness, mildness, miserable, mitigation, moderateness, moderation, mourn, mournful, niceness, of compassion, open-heartedness, pardon, pathos, patience, penitence, pensive, piteous, pitiful, pitying, pityingly, prey, quarter, read, regard, regret, relief, remorse, repent, reprieve, reproach, respect, rue, rueful, sad, sadden, self-pity, sensibility, sensitivity, sentiment, shame, shorn lamb, soft-heartedness, softheartedness, softness, solicitousness, solicitude, sorrow, sorrowful, sorry, soul, soul of kindness, sufferer, sympathetic, sympathise, sympathize with, tact, tender-heartedness, tenderheartedness, thought, thoughtfulness, tolerance, toleration, understanding, victim, warm-heartedness, warmheartedness, warmth, warmth of heart, wish, wretch, yearn, yearning.

Rhymes for Compassion:

  1. fashion, ration, passion, ashen;
  2. impassion;

Quotes for Compassion:

  1. Compassion is not a popular virtue. Karen Armstrong.
  2. Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. Dalai Lama.
  3. The genuine priest always feels something higher than compassion Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel.