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caritas

[kah-ri-tahs; English kar-i-tas]
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noun Latin.
  1. charity.
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Related formscar·i·ta·tive [kar-i-tey-tiv, -tuh-tiv] /ˈkær ɪˌteɪ tɪv, -tə tɪv/, adjective
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Related Words for caritas

compassion, mercy, indulgence, leniency, love, tenderness, generosity, goodness, kindness, benignity, magnanimity, kindliness, lenity, benevolence, attachment, bounty, humanity, agape, amity, clemency

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Word Origin and History for caritas

n.

Latin, literally "charity" (see charity).

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