Compassionate



[adjective kuh m-pash-uh-nit; verb kuh m-pash-uh-neyt] /adjective kəmˈpæʃ ə nɪt; verb kəmˈpæʃ əˌneɪt/

adjective
1.
having or showing :
a compassionate person; a compassionate letter.
2.
granted in an emergency:
compassionate military leave granted to attend a funeral.
3.
Obsolete. .
verb (used with object), compassionated, compassionating.
4.
Archaic. to pity or have for.
/kəmˈpæʃənət/
adjective
1.
showing or having compassion
2.
compassionate leave, leave granted, esp to a serviceman, on the grounds of bereavement, family illness, etc
adj.

1580s, from compassion + -ate (1). Related: Compassionately. Phrase compassionate conservatism in American political language recorded by 1992, popularized, if not coined, by Marvin Olasky, University of Texas at Austin instructor.

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