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Definitions of compassionate:
  • verb:   share the suffering of
  • adjective:   showing recognition of unusually distressful circumstances
    Example: "Compassionate leave"
  • adjective:   showing merciful compassion
    Example: "Sparing the child's mother was a compassionate act"
  • adjective:   showing or having compassion
    Example: "Heard the soft and compassionate voices of women"

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