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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.
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compassionate

(kəmˈpæʃənət)
adj
1. showing or having compassion
2. compassionate leave leave granted, esp to a serviceman, on the grounds of bereavement, family illness, etc
comˈpassionately adv
comˈpassionateness n
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com•pas•sion•ate

(adj. kəmˈpæʃ ə nɪt; v. -ˌneɪt)

adj., v. -at•ed, -at•ing. adj.
1. having or showing compassion; sympathetic: a compassionate letter.
2. granted in an emergency: compassionate military leave to attend a funeral.
v.t.
3. to have compassion for; pity.
[1580–90]
com•pas′sion•ate•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.compassionate - share the suffering of
grieve, sorrow - feel grief
commiserate, sympathise, sympathize - to feel or express sympathy or compassion
care - feel concern or interest; "I really care about my work"; "I don't care"
Adj.1.compassionate - showing or having compassion; "heard the soft and compassionate voices of women"
humane - marked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of suffering
merciful - showing or giving mercy; "sought merciful treatment for the captives"; "a merciful god"
sympathetic - expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward; "sympathetic to the students' cause"; "a sympathetic observer"; "a sympathetic gesture"
uncompassionate - lacking compassion or feeling for others; "nor silver-shedding tears could penetrate her uncompassionate sire"- Shakespeare
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compassionate

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compassionate

adjective
1. Feeling or expressing pity:
Archaic: piteous, pitiful.
2. Concerned with human welfare and the alleviation of suffering:
verb
To experience or express compassion:
Idioms: be sorry, have pity.
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Translations
شَفيق، مُشْفِق
soucitný
medfølende
samúîarfullur
merhametlişefkatli

compassionate

[kəmˈpæʃənɪt]
A. ADJ [person] → compasivo
on compassionate groundspor compasión
B. CPD compassionate leave Npermiso m por motivos familiares
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compassionate

[kəmˈpæʃənət] adj
(= sympathetic, understanding) [person] → compatissant(e)
on compassionate grounds → pour raisons personnelles, pour raisons de famillecompassionate leave ncongé m exceptionnel (pour raisons de famille)
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compassionate

adjmitfühlend, voller Mitgefühl or Mitleid; on compassionate groundsaus familiären Gründen
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compassionate

[kəmˈpæʃənɪt] adj (person) → compassionevole
on compassionate grounds → per motivi personali
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compassion

(kəmˈpӕʃən) noun
sorrow or pity for the sufferings of another person.
comˈpassionate (-nət) adjective
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compassionate

adj compasivo; — use (pharm) uso compasivo
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