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COMPASSIONATE, adjective Having a temper or disposition to pity; inclined to show mercy; merciful; having a heart that is tender, and easily moved by the distresses, sufferings, wants and infirmities of others.

There never was a heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate

COMPASSIONATE, verb transitive To pity; to commiserate; to have compassion for.

COMPASSIONATEs my pains and pities me.