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compassion

 [kom-pă´shun]
in bioethics, a virtue combining concepts such as sympathy, empathy, fellow feeling, benevolence, care, love, and sometimes pity and mercy. These are character traits that enable professionals to use their cognitive and psychomotor skills of healing to meet the needs of a particular patient. The need for particularity in the healing relationship makes compassion a moral virtue.

compassion

(kŏm-pash′ŏn) [ comp- + passion]
Awareness of and feeling for the pain and suffering of others; sympathy.
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A combination of the rational analysis that rigorously challenges bogus claims of group superiority, together with the compassionate openness to empathize with other humans, make up the Humanist assumption of equality from which many progressive positions flow.
I have come to see compassionate, or "right speech," as a quality of life issue, a mode of being of real value to be appropriated by the Alzheimer's caretaker.
While notification via telephone or telegram would prove faster, it is neither personal nor compassionate.
"I am concerned that when his condition declined in his last few weeks of his life, his application for compassionate early release was not given sufficient priority," said Elizabeth Moody, acting prisons and probation ombudsman.
Compassionate love is a related construct that motivates helping and a desire to alleviate suffering.
'Very appropriate, precise and compassionate message conveyed to India by Prime Minister Imran Khan', the President said in a tweet posted on his social media handle.
A fine administrator and compassionate leader, her welfare measures benefitted countless poor people."
AS the new year approaches I believe it's time to reflect on the support, understanding, helpful and compassionate approach shown during 2018 towards myself as a county councillor in Blackwood.
"The government shall however aim to achieve a balance in the national drug control program so that people with legitimate medical needs are not prevented from being treated with adequate amounts of appropriate medications, which include the use of dangerous drugs." Compassionate use
9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, of which he was the principal author, that allows the use of medical marijuana for 'compassionate use.'
In partnership with the Philippine Fashion Week, Ban Toxics unveiled the "Compassionate Gold" jewelry line, which features gold mined through legal methods that are not harmful to health and the environment, mercury-free, and child labor-free.
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