compassion fatigue

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WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
compassion fatigue′, 
  • a lack of sympathy for suffering, as a result of continuous exposure to those in need of aid.
    • 1980–85, American.

    compassion fatigue′, 
  • a lack of sympathy for suffering, as a result of continuous exposure to those in need of aid.
    • 1980–85, American.


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    compassion fatigue n
    1. the inability to react sympathetically to a crisis, disaster, etc, because of overexposure to previous crises, disasters, etc



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