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Old 09-20-2011, 03:38 AM
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I don't have a problem with the word compersion, but we do already have a very similar word in our vocabulary -- empathy. From Merriam-Webster:

2 : the action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another of either the past or present without having the feelings, thoughts, and experience fully communicated in an objectively explicit manner; also : the capacity for this
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