compassionately


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com·pas·sion·ate

 (kəm-păsh′ə-nĭt)
adj.
1. Feeling or showing compassion; sympathetic.
2. Granted to an individual because of an emergency or other unusual circumstances: compassionate military leave.
tr.v. (-nāt′) com·pas·sion·at·ed, com·pas·sion·at·ing, com·pas·sion·ates
To pity.

com·pas′sion·ate·ly adv.
com·pas′sion·ate·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.compassionately - in a compassionate manner; "the nurse looked at him pityingly"
Translations

compassionately

[kəmˈpæʃənɪtlɪ] ADVcompasivamente, con compasión

compassionately

[kəmˈpæʃənətli] advavec compassioncompassion fatigue n lassitude du public à l'égard des campagnes de bienfaisancecompass point n (= direction) → point m cardinal

compassionately

advvoll Mitgefühl

compassionately

[kəmˈpæʃənɪtlɪ] advpietosamente, in modo compassionevole
References in classic literature ?
"Never mind, my good girl," the Saint said, compassionately. "Eternity is a long time; you can live that down."
His Highness, William, Prince of Orange, very likely afraid that Van Baerle's blood would turn the scale of judgment against him, had compassionately taken into consideration his good character, and the apparent proofs of his innocence.
He asked compassionately if there was anything he could do for me, and, of course, there was something he could do, but were I to propose it I doubted not he would be on his stilts at once, for already I had reason to know him for a haughty, sensitive dog, who ever became high at the first hint of help.
'Don't hurt him,' said the old gentleman, compassionately.
Raoul could not resist smiling, as thinking of Madame, he said to himself, "Hers is, indeed, a heart well besieged;" and then added, compassionately, as he thought of Monsieur, "and he is a husband well threatened too; it is a good thing for him that he is a prince of such high rank, that he has an army to safeguard for him that which is his own." Bragelonne watched for some time the conduct of the two lovers, listened to the loud and uncivil slumbers of Manicamp, who snored as imperiously as though he was wearing his blue and gold, instead of his violet suit.
He looked compassionately at Balashev, and as soon as the latter tried to make some rejoinder hastily interrupted him.
Having proposed to write to Alban, feeling penitently that she had been in the wrong, she was now readier than ever to send him a letter, feeling compassionately that she had been in the right.
It is impossible, George, not to feel compassionately toward this poor woman.
His next words were spoken compassionately rather than coldly--that was all.
"That man is clean crazy on the subject of his life-book," said Miss Cornelia compassionately. "For my part, I think there's far too many books in the world now."
Fentolin remarked compassionately. "I am afraid that for a moment or two he must have suffered acutely.
He did not understand why the old princess took his hand, and looking compassionately at him, begged him not to worry himself, and Dolly persuaded him to eat something and led him out of the room, and even the doctor looked seriously and with commiseration at him and offered him a drop of something.