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Adjective: compassionate  kum'pa-shu-nut
  1. Showing or having compassion
    "heard the soft and compassionate voices of women"
Verb: compassionate  kum'pa-shu-nut
  1. Share the suffering of
    - feel for, pity, condole with, sympathize with

Derived forms: compassionated, compassionates, compassionating

See also: caring, humane, merciful, nurturant, sympathetic, tenderhearted, tender-hearted

Type of: grieve, sorrow

Antonym: uncompassionate

Encyclopedia: Compassionate