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

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy