The projection of one's own personality into the personality of another in order to understand the person better; ability to share in another's emotions, thoughts, or feelings
Pity or compassion felt for another's trouble, suffering, etc.
An instance of kind behavior:
(Archaic) Mercy; clemency
Compassionate treatment, especially of those under one's power; clemency.
The fact or quality of being humane; kindness, mercy, sympathy, etc.
Sympathy with a person who has experienced pain, grief, or misfortune:
One's prevailing mood or current inclination:
A deep sense of guilt or self-reproach over a wrong or blunder
Sorrow; grief; remorse
The definition of indifference is a lack of care, concern or interest.
The definition of cruelty refers to unkind or mean acts, or indifference to someone's feelings or emotions.
Smooth or fine to the touch:
Relating to or being vibrations, especially musical tones, produced in one body by energy from a nearby vibrating body and having the same frequency as the vibration of the nearby body.
Characterized by or expressing gentle emotions; loving:
(Christian Theol.) The love of God for humanity, or a love of one's fellow human beings
A lenient act.
A quality, as of an experience or a work of art, that arouses feelings of pity, sympathy, tenderness, or sorrow.
Strong dislike or ill will; hate
Granted to an individual because of an emergency or other unusual circumstances:
Having what are considered the best qualities of human beings; kind, tender, merciful, sympathetic, etc.
Full of mercy; compassionate:
Lenity is defined as being merciful or easy-going about rules and punishments.
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