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compassionate

adjective

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compassionate

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of compassionate (Entry 2 of 2)

to have sympathy for
  • a gentle soul who could compassionate even the most reprobate of scoundrels and villains

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The first known use of compassionate was in 1579

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“Compassionate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/compassionate. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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