compassionate collocations and examples

 UK /kəmˈpæʃ(ə)nət/

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feeling sympathy for someone in a bad situation


Adverbs frequently used with compassionate
deeply, profoundly, very, wonderfullyShe seems to have been a wonderfully compassionate woman.
Nouns frequently used with compassionate
reasons: circumstances, grounds, reasonsWe are appealing to him to give her leave to remain here on compassionate grounds.behaviour or attitude: approach, attitude, manner, responseEnsure that all persons are dealt with in a caring and compassionate manner.
Other nouns/adjectives/verbs frequently used with compassionate
caring: caring, forgiving, generous, gentle, gracious, humane, loving, merciful, sensitiveHe was a brilliant doctor and a caring and compassionate person.intelligent: considerate, intelligent, just, thoughtful, wiseYou are compassionate and intelligent; you want to do the right thing.
 
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