Compassionating
Compassionate 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. [1913 Webster]

Compassionates my pains, and pities me. --Addison. [1913 Webster]


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  • Compassionate — 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. [1913 Webster] Compassionates my pains, and pities me. Addison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Compassionated — Compassionate 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. [1913 Webster] Compassionates my pains, and pities me. Addison. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compassionate — compassionately, adv. compassionateness, n. adj. /keuhm pash euh nit/; v. /keuhm pash euh nayt /, adj., v., compassionated, compassionating. adj. 1. having or showing compassion: a compassionate person; a compassionate letter. 2. granted in an… …   Universalium

  • commiseration — n. 1. Pitying, compassionating, etc. 2. Compassion, sympathy, pity, condolence, fellow feeling …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • compassionate — adjective /kəmˈpæʃənət/ (say kuhm pashuhnuht) 1. having or showing compassion. 2. on the grounds of compassion: compassionate leave. 3. Obsolete pitiable. –verb (t) /kəmˈpæʃəneɪt/ (say kuhm pashuhnayt) (compassionated, compassionating) 4. to have …   Australian English dictionary

  • compassionate — [kəm pash′ənit; ] for v [., kəm pash′ənāt΄] adj. feeling or showing compassion; sympathizing deeply; pitying vt. compassionated, compassionating to pity SYN. TENDER1 compassionately adv …   English World dictionary

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