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compassion
used in Hiroshima

6 uses
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Definition
sympathy for another's suffering and wanting to help
  • As a Christian he was filled with compassion for those who were trapped and as a Japanese he was overwhelmed by the shame of being unhurt, and he prayed as he ran, 'God help them and take them out of the fire.'
    Two — The Fire (52% in)
  • The owner, Nakamura-san learned, was a compassionate man, who did not share the bias of many employers against hibakusha; he had several on his staff of twenty women wrappers.
    Five — The Aftermath (8% in)
  • After all, i wa jinjutsu — medicine is the art of compassion.
    Five — The Aftermath (25% in)
  • This branch of the compassionate art was attracting some of the ablest Japanese doctors, and it also happened to be growing extremely lucrative.
    Five — The Aftermath (26% in)
  • Sasaki-san felt compassion both for the mothers, some of whom were prostitutes, and for the fathers.
    Five — The Aftermath (50% in)
  • He was compassionate toward his patients, but he did not believe in working too hard.
    Five — The Aftermath (61% in)

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