01. Her [compassion] for others led her into a life of volunteer work.
02. It is hard to feel much [compassion] for someone who loses all their money by trying some get rich quick scheme.
03. If children learn to feel [compassion] for others, they won't tease or bully other kids.
04. My boss showed a lot of [compassion] by letting me take time off work after my mother died.
05. She is very [compassionate], so it bothers her a great deal to see other people suffer.
06. I certainly feel [compassion] for the family of the victim, but executing the killer will not bring their son back.
07. The Dalai Lama has suggested that criminals should be treated with [compassion], not with anger.
08. Rush Limbaugh once suggested that [compassion] is no substitute for justice.
09. George Washington Carver once stated that how far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, [compassionate] with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
10. A recent American study observed that religious commitment was negatively related to social [compassion].
11. Erma Bombeck once remarked that it is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to [compassion] and understanding.
12. Albert Schweitzer once said that the purpose of human life is to serve, and to show [compassion] and the will to help others.
13. Someone once remarked that the truly [compassionate] Valentine cares not just for her or his sweetie, but also for the health and welfare of the people who cultivate chocolate.
14. Sathya Sai Baba once stated that the heart with [compassion] is the temple of God.
15. According to Buddhism, the only source of energy that is useful is [compassion] because it is safe.
16. The Dalai Lama once stated that when we cultivate [compassion], the primary beneficiary is really ourselves.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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