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compassionate

com·pas·sion·ate

compassionate

 
pronunciation:
km pae sh niht
part of speech: adjective
definition: filled with compassion; consoling; sympathetic.
She was a compassionate woman who never tired of caring for others.
synonyms:
kind, kindhearted, merciful, soft-hearted, sympathetic, understanding
antonyms:
callous, cold-hearted, cruel, heartless, impersonal, insensitive, merciless, unfeeling
similar words:
bighearted, charitable, commiserative, forgiving, good, gracious, humane, warm-hearted
derivation: compassionately (adv.)