as in compassionate
having or marked by sympathy and consideration for others humane guards who treated the prisoners decently the Geneva conventions spelled out standards for the humane treatment of prisoners of war

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as in sympathetic
having or showing the capacity for sharing the feelings of another the movie's humane depiction of people who are physically and mentally challenged

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“Humane.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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