compassionate compassionate  /kəm ˈpæ ʃə nət/


  1. (v) share the suffering of
  2. (adj) showing or having compassion

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  1. Coleman latest 'Star of Compassion'

    Northwest Tennessee Disaster Services has chosen local songwriter Phillip Coleman as its 2013 Honorary Star of Compassion Award recipient. He was honored for the compassionate acts of good he has displayed with presentation of the Star of Compassion Award today at KYTN studios in Union City.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Union City Messenger

  2. Patients Honor Dr. Todd Darmody, MD for Compassion

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients' Choice has announced that Dr. Todd Darmody, MD was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2012 Compassionate Doctor Certification.(Photo: year, nearly 100 million patients across the U.S. access websites like Vitals, UCompareHealthCare, and ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  3. Behind Scolding of the F.D.A., a Complex and Gentle Judge

    Judge Edward R. Korman, who berated the government for limiting the use of a morning-after pill, calls himself “a compassionate conservative,” but his politics are hard to pin down.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Times


  1. "I think Jesus was a compassionate, super-intelligent gay man who understood human problems," John said in an interview posted on the website of US celebrity news magazine Parade.
    on Feb 19, 2010 By: Elton John Source: AFP

  2. "Compared to a decade ago, this country is more open at home and more compassionate abroad and that is something we should all be grateful for," Cameron said. "And on behalf of the whole country, I would like to pay tribute to the outgoing...
    on May 11, 2010 By: David Cameron Source:

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