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Definitions for compassionate
kəmˈpæʃ ə nɪt; -ˌneɪtcom·pas·sion·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compassionate(verb)

    showing or having compassion

    "heard the soft and compassionate voices of women"

  2. feel for, pity, compassionate, condole with, sympathize with(verb)

    share the suffering of


  1. compassionate(Verb)

    To feel compassion for; to pity, feel sorry for.

  2. compassionate(Adjective)

    having, feeling of showing compassion; sympathetic

  3. compassionate(Adjective)

    given to someone because of a domestic emergency, especially in the phrase compassionate leave

  4. Origin: A pseudo-Latin form of compassioné, past participle of compassionner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Compassionate(adj)

    having a temper or disposition to pity; sympathetic; merciful

  2. Compassionate(adj)

    complaining; inviting pity; pitiable

  3. Compassionate(verb)

    to have compassion for; to pity; to commiserate; to sympathize with

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of compassionate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of compassionate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of compassionate in a Sentence

  1. Commissioner Richard Ross:

    He was a compassionate police officer.

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    To be always right, be compassionate and kind.

  3. Nataly Pasklinsky:

    He was always compassionate to patients and families.

  4. Hannah Pik-Goslar:

    I try to be compassionate, but I'm not sure it's the result of war.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    The day you stop being compassionate, your adjective of human drops!

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