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Compassionate vs. Compassion

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Compassionateadjective

Having, feeling or showing compassion; sympathetic.

Compassionnoun

Deep awareness of the suffering of another, coupled with the wish to relieve it.

Compassionateadjective

Of a leave, given to someone because of a domestic emergency.

‘compassionate leave’;

Compassionverb

(obsolete) To pity.

Compassionateadjective

(obsolete) Inviting pity; pitiable.

Compassionnoun

Literally, suffering with another; a sensation of sorrow excited by the distress or misfortunes of another; pity; commiseration.

‘Womanly ingenuity set to work by womanly compassion.’;

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Compassionateverb

(archaic) To feel compassion for; to pity, feel sorry for.

Compassionverb

To pity.

Compassionateadjective

Having a temper or disposition to pity; sympathetic; merciful.

‘There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.’;

Compassionnoun

a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering

Compassionateadjective

Complaining; inviting pity; pitiable.

Compassionnoun

the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it

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Compassionateverb

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

‘Compassionates my pains, and pities me.’;

Compassionnoun

sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others

‘the victims should be treated with compassion’;

Compassionateverb

share the suffering of

Compassion

Compassion motivates people to go out of their way to help the physical, mental, or emotional pains of another and themselves. Compassion is often regarded as having sensitivity, which is an emotional aspect to suffering.

Compassionateadjective

showing merciful compassion;

‘sparing the child's mother was a compassionate act’;

Compassionateadjective

showing or having compassion;

‘heard the soft and compassionate voices of women’;

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Compassionateadjective

showing recognition of unusually distressful circumstances;

‘compassionate leave’; ‘considered for a compassionate discharge because of domestic difficulties’;

Compassionateadjective

feeling or showing sympathy and concern for others

‘I allowed him to go home on compassionate grounds’; ‘she tried to sound compassionate’;

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