Compassion: n. sympathetic consciousness of others' distress together with a desire to alleviate it I did it out of compassion. I am not going to write a novel, but basically i told my homies gf that he cheated on her. I did it because i knew she was in a shitty position, and now i'm getting burned for it. c'est la vie. edit: i don't want a relationship with her. and I am confident with my own life. I just wonder if i did the right thing.