Friday, January 23, 2009

COMPASSION

: \Com*pas"sion\, n. [F., fr. L. compassio, fr. compati
to have compassion; com- + pati to bear, suffer. See
{Patient}.]
Literally, suffering with another; a sensation of sorrow
excited by the distress or misfortunes of another; pity;
commiseration.

Womanly ingenuity set to work by womanly compassion.
--Macaulay.

Syn: Pity; sympathy; commiseration; fellow-feeling; mercy;
condolence. See {Pity}.


\Com*pas"sion\, v. t.
To pity. [Obs.] --Shak.


Such a strong word. Such a strong emotion.

Life is GRAND!
Super Panda

1 comment:

Meg said...

Hey Erika~ hope all is going well!