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compassion
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

6 uses
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exact meaning not specified
Definition
sympathy for another's suffering and wanting to help
  • His tongue clacked in compassion.
    Episode 8 — Lestrygonians (24% in)
  • And deepmoved all, Simon trumping compassion from foghorn nose, all laughing they brought him forth, Ben Dollard, in right good cheer.
    Episode 11 — Sirens (89% in)
  • General commotion and compassion.
    Episode 15 — Circe (38% in)
  • ...Boru (imaginary): thirdly, a conflict between professional etiquette and professional emulation concerning the recent erections of the Grand Lyric Hall on Burgh Quay and the Theatre Royal in Hawkins street: fourthly, distraction resultant from compassion for Nelly Bouverist's non-intellectual, non-political, non-topical expression of countenance and concupiscence caused by Nelly Bouverist's revelations of white articles of non-intellectual, non-political, non-topical underclothing...
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (19% in)
  • Before the mirror the matrimonial gift of Alderman John Hooper with a clear melancholy wise bright motionless compassionate gaze regarded Bloom while Bloom with obscure tranquil profound motionless compassionated gaze regarded the matrimonial gift of Luke and Caroline Doyle.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (57% in)

There are no more uses of "compassion" flagged with this meaning in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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exact meaning not specified
  • Before the mirror the matrimonial gift of Alderman John Hooper with a clear melancholy wise bright motionless compassionate gaze regarded Bloom while Bloom with obscure tranquil profound motionless compassionated gaze regarded the matrimonial gift of Luke and Caroline Doyle.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (57% in)

There are no more uses of "compassion" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®