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compassionate

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of compassionate

  1. 1 having or marked by sympathy and consideration for others a compassionate person by nature Synonyms of compassionate beneficent, benevolent, benignant, humane, good-hearted, kind, kindhearted, kindly, softhearted, sympathetic, tender, tenderhearted, warmheartedWords Related to compassionate attentive, considerate, solicitous, thoughtful; affable, amicable, benign, companionable, comradely, cordial, friendly, genial, gentle, good, good-natured, good-tempered, gracious, mild, neighborly, nice, pleasant, sweet, warm; clement, forbearing, forgiving, lenient, merciful, soft; patient, pitying, tolerant, understanding; altruistic, brotherly, charitable, freehanded, generous, greathearted, humanitarian, liberal, magnanimous, munificent, noble, openhearted, philanthropic (also philanthropical), selfless, unselfish, unsparing; anticruelty, cruelty-freeNear Antonyms of compassionate ironhearted, merciless, pitiless, ruthless, stonyhearted; inconsiderate, insensitive, thoughtless, uncaring, unthinking; grim, hard-boiled, harsh, heavy-handed, severe, stern, tough, unsentimental; hateful, malevolent, malicious, malign, malignant, mean, nasty, spiteful, virulent; antihumanitarian, uncharitableAntonyms of compassionate atrocious, barbaric, barbarous, bestial, brutal, brute, brutish, callous, cold-blooded, cruel, fiendish, hard-hearted, heartless, inhuman, inhumane, insensate, sadistic, savage, truculent, uncompassionate, unfeeling, unkind, unkindly, unsympathetic, vicious, wanton

  2. 2 having or showing the capacity for sharing the feelings of another a compassionate smile made the refugees feel a little better Synonyms of compassionate commiserative, sympathetic, empathetic, empathic, humane, understandingWords Related to compassionate feeling, perceptive, sensitive; considerate, gentle, softhearted, tender, tenderhearted, warm, warmhearted; benevolent, benignant, bighearted, charitable, kind, kindhearted, kindly, largehearted, magnanimous; clement, lenient, merciful, tolerant; pitying, ruthful; congenial, cordial, friendly, genial, good-natured, good-tempered, gracious, well-disposed; affectionate, lovingNear Antonyms of compassionate inconsiderate, insensitive, thoughtless, unthinking; aloof, cool, indifferent, uncaring, uninterested; unaffectionate, unfriendly, unloving; merciless, pitiless, ruthless; bigoted, blinkered, narrow-minded, small-minded; brutal, grim, hard-bitten, hard-boiled, harsh, oppressive, rough, severe, stern, tough, ungentle, unrelenting; abusive, acrimonious, disagreeable, hateful, hostile, ill-natured, ill-tempered, malevolent, malicious, mean, rancorous, spiteful, surly, unkind, virulentAntonyms of compassionate callous, cold-blooded, coldhearted, hard, hard-hearted, heartless, inhuman, inhumane, insensate, obdurate, unfeeling, unsympathetic


compassionate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of compassionate

  1. to have sympathy for a gentle soul who could compassionate even the most reprobate of scoundrels and villains Synonyms of compassionate ache (for), bleed (for), commiserate (with), pity, condole (with), feel (for), sympathize (with), yearn (over)Words Related to compassionate care (for); grieve (for), sorrow (for); love; empathize (with), identify (with); tolerate, understandNear Antonyms of compassionate disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook; dislike, hate, scorn



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