noun see compassionate I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Compassionateness — Com*pas sion*ate*ness, n. The quality or state of being compassionate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compassionateness — See compassionately. * * * …   Universalium

  • compassionateness — noun The state or quality of being compassionate …   Wiktionary

  • compassionateness — n. mercifulness, state of being compassionate, state of being sympathetic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • compassionateness — com·pas·sion·ate·ness …   English syllables

  • compassionateness — noun a deep awareness of and sympathy for another s suffering • Syn: ↑compassion • Derivationally related forms: ↑compassionate, ↑compassionate (for: ↑compassion) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • compassionate — I. adjective Date: 1579 1. having or showing compassion ; sympathetic < a compassionate friend > < a compassionate smile > 2. granted because of unusual distressing circumstances affecting an individual used of some military privileges (as leave) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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

  • bleeding heart — Synonyms and related words: aching heart, agony, agony of mind, anguish, bale, bathos, bitterness, bowels of compassion, broken heart, brokenheartedness, cloyingness, compassionateness, crushing, depression, depth of misery, desolation, despair,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gentleness — Synonyms and related words: abnegation, abstinence, acceptance, affability, airiness, amiability, ascent, bleeding heart, bonhomie, bowels of compassion, breeding, bubbliness, buoyancy, calm, calmness, clemency, clementness, compassion,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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