US: /kəmˈpæʃən/
UK: /kəmpˈæʃən/

English Vietnamese dictionary

compassion /kəm'pæʃn/
  • danh từ
    • lòng thương, lòng trắc ẩn
      • to have (take) compassion on (upon somebody): thương hại ai
      • to feel compassion for somebody: cảm thấy thương hại ai
      • to have no bowel of compassion: không có tình thương

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
[U] ~ (for sb) a strong feeling of sympathy for people who are suffering and a desire to help them: to feel / show compassion + She was known as a hard woman with no compassion, no emotion. + In an overworked doctor, feelings of compassion are soon lost.

Collocation dictionary


deep, great | genuine


be filled with, feel, have
I survived. Someone or something had had compassion on me.
| show (sb) | lack


~ for
He was filled with overwhelming love and compassion for his wife.
| ~ towards
I felt no compassion towards her.
| with ~
The old people are treated with great compassion.


love and compassion

Concise English dictionary

+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