euthanasia [yoo-thuh-ney-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||assisted suicide, putting out of misery|
|Category:||2. Special Sympathetic Affections|
pity, compassion, commiseration; bowels, of compassion; sympathy, fellow-feeling, tenderness, yearning, forbearance, humanity, mercy, clemency; leniency (lenity); charity, ruth, long- suffering., melting mood; argumentum ad misericordiam, quarter, grace, locus paenititentiae., sympathizer; advocate, friend, partisan, patron, wellwisher.
pity; have pity, show pity, take pity; commiserate, compassionate; condole; sympathize; feel for, be sorry for, yearn for; weep, melt, thaw, enter into the feelings of., forbear, relent, relax, give quarter, wipe the tears, parcere subjectis, give a coup de grace, put out of one's misery., raise pity, excite pity; touch, soften; melt, melt the heart; propitiate, disarm., ask for mercy; supplicate (request); cry for quarter, beg one's life, kneel; deprecate.
one's heart bleeding for; haud ignara mali miseris succurrere disco [Vergil]; "a fellow feeling makes one wondrous kind" [Garrick]; onor di bocca assai giova e poco
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