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compassion
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

3 uses
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Definition
sympathy for another's suffering and wanting to help
  • She was a mosaic of her grandmother Rommely's mysticism, her tale-telling, her great belief in everything and her compassion for the weak ones.
    Chapter 8 (79% in)
  • Having risen above his environment, he can forget it; or, he can rise above it and never forget it and keep compassion and understanding in his heart for those he has left behind him in the cruel upclimb.
    Chapter 18 (55% in)
  • They learned no compassion from their own anguish.
    Chapter 20 (40% in)

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