English-Swedish translation of compassion

Translation of the word compassion from english to swedish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

compassion in Swedish

compassion
feelingsnoun medlidande [n], medömkan [n (invariable)], sympati [u]
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Definitions of compassion
noun
1. compassion - a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering
  compassionateness
  fellow feeling, sympathy an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion; "his sympathies were always with the underdog"; "I knew I could count on his understanding"
  heartstrings your deepest feelings of love and compassion; "many adoption cases tug at the heartstrings"
  tenderheartedness, tenderness a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling
  mercifulness, mercy a disposition to be kind and forgiving; "in those days a wife had to depend on the mercifulness of her husband"
2. compassion - the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it
  pity
  mercifulness, mercy a disposition to be kind and forgiving; "in those days a wife had to depend on the mercifulness of her husband"
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Compassion is a virtue -one in which the emotional capacities of empathy and sympathy (for the suffering of others) are regarded as a part of love itself, and a cornerstone of greater social interconnectedness and humanism -foundational to the highest principles in philosophy, society, and personhood. There is an aspect of compassion which regards a quantitative dimension, such that individual's compassion is often given a property of ""depth,"" ""vigour,"" or ""passion. "" More vigorous than empathy, the feeling commonly gives rise to an active desire to alleviate another's suffering.

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