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Able to understand people's feelings from personal experience.
The old widow was compassionate when she heard about death,because of her husband.
by SomeoneNew August 20, 2011
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Inclined to pity or mercy.
Thesaurus: benevolent, supportive, charitable, sympathetic, tender, humane, caring, feeling, indulgent, lenient; Antonym: cold-hearted. Merciful. (from AllWords.com)
"HELPFUL" is not in 'compassionate'definition.This word has been carefully selected to be associated to conservatism.
by Roger Lemaitre September 15, 2005
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