Synonyms & Antonyms : Compassion





Compassion



( Noun )


He was filled with
compassion for the refugees.

Synonyms:

Kindness

Charity

Clemency

Sorrow

Tenderness

Mercy

Sympathy

Condolence

Contextual Examples:

Impressed by the
kindness of the priest, the thief became his follower.

The new medicine will maintain the
tenderness of your skin.

He shows no
mercy towards his horse and flays it with baton continually.

The boss expressed his sorrow but pointed out his inability to attend the
condolence gathering.



Antonyms:

Cruelty

Malignity

Barbarity

Savagery

Contextual Examples:

Highly prosperous himself, his attitude to the poor shows his basic selfishness and
cruelty.

The boss shows
malignity towards those subordinates who come late to office.

Although known for his civilized manners in his high circle, he often shows acute
barbarity to his low- paid workers.

The beginning of the industrial revolution in England showed an attitude of
savagery of the barons to the working classes.




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