Sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others
the victims should be treated with compassion
a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering
the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it
(compassionate) showing or having compassion; "heard the soft and compassionate voices of women"
Compassion (from Latin: "co-suffering") 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 ...
Compassion (or Laura Tobin) is a fictional character in the Eighth Doctor Adventures novels based upon the British science fiction television series, Doctor Who. Compassion was originally from a people known as the Remote, a splinter group of the time travelling voodoo cult Faction Paradox. ...
(Compassionate) willing and able to help someone in need
an understanding, empathic care towards all others in their moments of suffering
is the desire to identify with or sense something of another’s experience; a precursor of caring. 
Compassion is understanding and caring when someone is hurt or troubled, even if you don't know them. It is wanting to help, even if all you can do is listen and say kind words. You forgive mistakes. You are a friend when someone needs a friend.
is much like sympathy in that it stems from the suffering of another, but it also includes the need or desire to alleviate suffering" (Eisenberg, 2002).
[from Latin com with + pati to bear, suffer] Sympathetic understanding; the feeling of one's unity with all that is, resulting in an "intimate magnetic sympathy with all that is." (OG)
new, incremental love created by the mind’s intent
A virtuous mind that wishes others to be free from suffering. See also Great compassion. See Eight Steps to Happiness and Universal Compassion.
The wish for someone to be free from suffering.
Our patients and customers can see our compassion and caring by the “smile in our eyes, the love in our voice, and the sincerity in our touch”. Knowing this:
means to suffer with another. This is a practice that we believe moves us beyond a disconnected act of charity and into the lives of the sufferer as a co-sufferer. The paradox in the gospels tell us that this is strangely “life to the full.”
"Compassion for human beings is able to join heaven and earth...the ideals of human beings and the ground where human beings stand can be joined by the power of the master warrior." (pg 177)
Compassion is distress arising from the wretchedness of a neighbor in undeserved suffering.
The single most efficient weapon in the Leftists' arsenal. Armed with Compassion, the Liberals have rescued four generations of black Americans from the unfair demands of employment and marriage. ...
A deep honoring and respect for the Self, for other people, and for the world. The ability to share your light with others, without associating yourself with their suffering.
ARM: helping those unfortunates who deserve your assistance, who have suffered through no fault of their own; giving voluntarily to those in need. ...
The open-hearted capacity to enter into and be moved by our own and another’s experience.
To suffer with the other by putting oneself in the spiritual or physical situation of the other. This should not be confused with empathy, fellow-feeling or sympathy.
the wish for all others to be free from suffering and its causes, is the outstanding quality of all bodhisattvas and buddhas. Compassion and wisdom are the principal virtues in Buddhism. Compassion must be accompanied by wisdom in order to have the right effect. ...
Deep, warm, heartfelt desire for government intervention against one's neighbors. Example: "'We' must approach all issues with great 'Compassion'."