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compassion
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
sympathy for another's suffering and wanting to help
  • ...all I can say is, when you and Jem are grown, maybe you'll look back on this with some compassion and some feeling that I didn't let you down.
    p. 139.7
compassion = sympathy for another's suffering
  • But she did not hear the compassion in his invitation.
    p. 251.6
compassion = sympathy for another's suffering and wanting to help
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