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English adjective: compassionate

1. compassionate showing or having compassion


SamplesHeard the soft and compassionate voices of women.


Similarcaring, nurturant, tenderhearted


See alsohumane, merciful, sympathetic


Antonymsuncompassionate


English verb: compassionate

1. compassionate (emotion) share the suffering of


Synonymscondole with, feel for, pity, sympathize with


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)grieve, sorrow


Narrower (hyponym)care, commiserate, sympathise, sympathize









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