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What is the opposite of compassion?

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(indifference) Opposite of sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others
“Many of the world's ills can be traced back to society's general indifference for their fellow men.”
(hatred) Opposite of sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others
“The intense hatred he felt toward his ailing nemesis would prevent him from showing even an ounce of compassion.”
Opposite of the showing of mercy or leniency towards others, especially by a leader or person of authority
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“The King would exercise cruelty toward those who surrendered by sending them to the gallows.”
Opposite of the comfort received by a person, typically after a loss or disappointment
Opposite of benevolence, generosity, or the desire to promote the welfare of others
Opposite of compassion or mercy shown towards someone
“She was also setting him up to take the blame for a fraud at the firm where she worked.”
Opposite of comfort or consolation in a time of great distress or sadness
Opposite of thoughtfulness and sensitivity towards others
“I became appalled by what I saw in my brothers and sisters, their inconsideration for their hosts.”
Opposite of relief provided through words, expressions or gestures
“He offered some words of gloom to his investor about his failing business.”
Opposite of the quality of being pleasant or agreeable in nature
Opposite of to listen to, and empathize with, the woes of another
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