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  Words related to compassionate

Related / Similar Words: feel for, pity, condole with, sympathize with

 

Definition:
  • share the suffering of;
  • showing or having compassion; "heard the soft and compassionate voices of women";
  • showing recognition of unusually distressful circumstances; "compassionate leave"; "considered for a compassionate discharge because of domestic difficulties";
  • showing merciful compassion; "sparing the child''s mother was a compassionate act";

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    See Also: merciful, sympathetic

     

    Hyponyms: commiserate, sympathize, sympathise, care

     

    Derivational Morphology: compassion, compassionateness, pity, commiseration, ruth, pathos

     

     
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