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Compassion vs. Passion

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Compassionnoun

Deep awareness of the suffering of another, coupled with the wish to relieve it.

Passionnoun

Any great, strong, powerful emotion, especially romantic love or hate.

‘We share a passion for books.’;

Compassionverb

(obsolete) To pity.

Passionnoun

Fervor, determination.

Compassionnoun

Literally, suffering with another; a sensation of sorrow excited by the distress or misfortunes of another; pity; commiseration.

‘Womanly ingenuity set to work by womanly compassion.’;

Passionnoun

An object of passionate or romantic love or strong romantic interest.

‘It started as a hobby, but now my motorbike collection has become my passion.’;

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Compassionverb

To pity.

Passionnoun

sexual intercourse, especially when very emotional

‘We shared a night of passion.’;

Compassionnoun

a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering

Passionnoun

The suffering of Jesus leading up to and during his crucifixion.

Compassionnoun

the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it

Passionnoun

A play, musical composition or display meant to commemorate the suffering of Jesus.

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Compassionnoun

sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others

‘the victims should be treated with compassion’;

Passionnoun

(obsolete) Suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress.

‘a cardiac passion’;

Compassion

Compassion motivates people to go out of their way to help the physical, mental, or emotional pains of another and themselves. Compassion is often regarded as having sensitivity, which is an emotional aspect to suffering.

Passionnoun

(obsolete) The state of being acted upon; subjection to an external agent or influence; a passive condition; opposed to action.

Passionnoun

(obsolete) Capacity of being affected by external agents; susceptibility of impressions from external agents.

Passionnoun

(obsolete) An innate quality, property, or attribute of a thing.

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Passionnoun

(obsolete) Disorder of the mind; madness.

‘He will again be well: if much you note him,
You shall offend him and extend his passion:’;

Passionverb

(obsolete) To suffer pain or sorrow; to experience a passion; to be extremely agitated.

Passionverb

(transitive) To give a passionate character to.

Passionnoun

A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress (as, a cardiac passion); specifically, the suffering of Christ between the time of the last supper and his death, esp. in the garden upon the cross.

‘To whom also he showed himself alive after his passion, by many infallible proofs.’;

Passionnoun

The state of being acted upon; subjection to an external agent or influence; a passive condition; - opposed to action.

‘A body at rest affords us no idea of any active power to move, and, when set in motion, it is rather a passion than an action in it.’;

Passionnoun

Capacity of being affected by external agents; susceptibility of impressions from external agents.

‘Moldable and not moldable, scissible and not scissible, and many other passions of matter.’;

Passionnoun

The state of the mind when it is powerfully acted upon and influenced by something external to itself; the state of any particular faculty which, under such conditions, becomes extremely sensitive or uncontrollably excited; any emotion or sentiment (specifically, love or anger) in a state of abnormal or controlling activity; an extreme or inordinate desire; also, the capacity or susceptibility of being so affected; as, to be in a passion; the passions of love, hate, jealously, wrath, ambition, avarice, fear, etc.; a passion for war, or for drink; an orator should have passion as well as rhetorical skill.

‘We also are men of like passions with you.’; ‘The nature of the human mind can not be sufficiently understood, without considering the affections and passions, or those modifications or actions of the mind consequent upon the apprehension of certain objects or events in which the mind generally conceives good or evil.’; ‘The term passion, and its adverb passionately, often express a very strong predilection for any pursuit, or object of taste - a kind of enthusiastic fondness for anything.’; ‘The bravery of his grief did put meInto a towering passion.’; ‘The ruling passion, be it what it will,The ruling passion conquers reason still.’; ‘Who walked in every path of human life,Felt every passion.’; ‘When statesmen are ruled by faction and interest, they can have no passion for the glory of their country.’;

Passionnoun

Disorder of the mind; madness.

Passionnoun

Passion week. See Passion week, below.

Passionverb

To give a passionate character to.

Passionverb

To suffer pain or sorrow; to experience a passion; to be extremely agitated.

Passionnoun

strong feeling or emotion

Passionnoun

intense passion or emotion

Passionnoun

something that is desired intensely;

‘his rage for fame destroyed him’;

Passionnoun

an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action

Passionnoun

a feeling of strong sexual desire

Passionnoun

any object of warm affection or devotion;

‘the theater was her first love’; ‘he has a passion for cock fighting’;

Passionnoun

the suffering of Jesus at the crucifixion

Passionnoun

strong and barely controllable emotion

‘a man of impetuous passion’;

Passionnoun

a state or outburst of strong emotion

‘oratory in which he gradually works himself up into a passion’;

Passionnoun

intense sexual love

‘their all-consuming passion for each other’; ‘she nurses a passion for Thomas’;

Passionnoun

an intense desire or enthusiasm for something

‘the English have a passion for gardens’;

Passionnoun

a thing arousing great enthusiasm

‘modern furniture is a particular passion of Bill's’;

Passionnoun

the suffering and death of Jesus

‘meditations on the Passion of Christ’;

Passionnoun

an account of the Passion from any of the Gospels.

Passionnoun

a musical setting of any of the biblical accounts of the Passion

‘an aria from Bach's St Matthew Passion’;

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