The Lexico-Oxford Dictionary includes information on word origin.
Word. (Year of Publication). Title. URL
Merriam-Webster. (n.d.). Compassion. In Merriam-Webster.com dictionary. Retrieved January 4, 2020, from https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/compassion
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