compassio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From com- ‎(con-, with) +‎ passiō ‎(suffering, enduring), calque of Ancient Greek συμπάθεια ‎(sumpátheia)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

compassiō f ‎(genitive compassiōnis); third declension

  1. fellow suffering; sympathy, agreement, compassion

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative compassiō compassiōnēs
genitive compassiōnis compassiōnum
dative compassiōnī compassiōnibus
accusative compassiōnem compassiōnēs
ablative compassiōne compassiōnibus
vocative compassiō compassiōnēs

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