compassionate

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kəmˈpæʃənət/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/kəmˈpæʃənɪt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(adj. kəm pashə nit; v. kəm pashə nāt′)


Inflections of 'compassionate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
compassionates
v 3rd person singular
compassionating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
compassionated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
compassionated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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compassionate

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is a compassionate [mother, nurse, person, man]
  2. is compassionate toward [others, children, animals]
  3. be compassionate with [yourself, others]
  4. try to be (more) compassionate!
  5. compassionate and [caring, understanding, responsible, loving]
  6. received compassionate [care, treatment, service]
  7. has a compassionate heart
  8. in a compassionate manner
  9. [sent, wrote] a compassionate [mail, letter] to
  10. make a compassionate plea for [clues, help, money, donations, support]
  11. was [given, granted] compassionate leave
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