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  • having, feeling of showing compassion; sympathetic
  • given to someone because of a domestic emergency, especially in the phrase compassionate leave
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Com*pas"sion*ate (?), a. 1. Having a temper or disposition to pity; sympathetic; merciful.

There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.
South.

2. Complaining; inviting pity; pitiable. [R.] Shak.

Syn. -- Sympathizing; tender; merciful; pitiful.

Com*pas"sion*ate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Compassionated (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Compassionating (#).] To have compassion for; to pity; to commiserate; to sympathize with.

Compassionates my pains, and pities me.
Addison.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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