Definition of compassionate:
attitude, warmhearted, gentle, sensitive, tenderhearted, study at tender, pity, good-hearted, kind-hearted, be sorry, sorry, feelings, caring, gracious, piteous, sympathize, human, commiserate, yearn, warm-hearted, condole with, warm, forgiving, ache, kindly, kindhearted, tender, pitiful, pitying, empathic, sorry for, commiserative, condolatory, nice, good, feel for, nurturant, humane, benignant, tender-hearted, clement, merciful, sympathize with, feel, empathetic, softhearted.
- benevolent (part of speech: adjective)
- responsive (part of speech: adjective)
Death Claims- Thus far had he read when a thin hand fell upon the paper, covering the print from his eyes; and, looking up, he saw Bibbs standing before him, pale and gentle, immeasurably compassionate.- "The Turmoil A Novel", Booth Tarkington.
- "A Houseful of Girls", Sarah Tytler.
" There'll be plenty asking that before all's said and done, Captain," he said, with a compassionate smile, " and there'll be plenty that could give the answer if they'll like, but by dam I don't think ye'll be apt to get much out of the Yokahn boys!"- "Some Experiences of an Irish R.M.", E. OE. Somerville Martin Ross.