Associations to the word «Compassionate»


COMPASSIONATE, adjective. Having, feeling or showing compassion; sympathetic.
COMPASSIONATE, adjective. Of a leave, given to someone because of a domestic emergency.
COMPASSIONATE, adjective. (obsolete) Inviting pity; pitiable.
COMPASSIONATE, verb. (archaic) To feel compassion for; to pity, feel sorry for.
COMPASSIONATE CONSERVATISM, noun. A political philosophy that stresses using traditionally Conservative techniques and concepts in order to improve the general welfare of society.
COMPASSIONATE CONSERVATIVISM, noun. Common misconstruction of compassionate conservatism
COMPASSIONATE LEAVE, noun. A period of absence from work taken by an employee due to a personal matter.
COMPASSIONATE USE, noun. (US) The semi-official use of a drug that has not yet gained official approval in cases where no other treatment is possible

Dictionary definition

COMPASSIONATE, verb. Share the suffering of.
COMPASSIONATE, adjective. Showing or having compassion; "heard the soft and compassionate voices of women".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley