What is another word for compassion?
A deep awareness of and sympathy for others suffering.
The human quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do
something about it.
Compassionate means to show sympathy to someone who needs it. It is when one person is able to feel and digest another person's emotion. Compassion is a rare attribute. It's almost magical the way a compassionate person can read another so well. Doctors are usually compassionate. Maybe that's why they are extraordinary in everybody's eyes because compassion is extraordinary.
(compassion - sympathy or pity for someone's suffering) His compassion led him to adopt a neglected dog from the shelter. The captain showed no compassion for the drowning passsengers. Examples of COMPASSION He felt compassion for the lost child. She shows compassion to the sick. She had the compassion to offer help when it was needed most.