Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb compassionate

1 sense of compassionate

Sense 1
feel for, pity, compassionate, condole with, sympathize with -- (share the suffering of)
       => grieve, sorrow -- (feel grief)

Antonyms of adj compassionate

1 sense of compassionate

Sense 1
compassionate (vs. uncompassionate) -- (showing or having compassion; "heard the soft and compassionate voices of women")

uncompassionate (vs. compassionate) -- (lacking compassion or feeling for others; "nor silver-shedding tears could penetrate her uncompassionate sire"- Shakespeare)
        => hardhearted, stonyhearted, unfeeling -- (devoid of feeling for others; "an unfeeling wretch")

Similarity of adj compassionate

1 sense of compassionate

Sense 1
compassionate (vs. uncompassionate) -- (showing or having compassion; "heard the soft and compassionate voices of women")
       => caring -- (feeling and exhibiting concern and empathy for others; "caring friends")
       => nurturant -- (providing physical and emotional care and nourishment)
       => tenderhearted -- (easily moved by another's distress; "a noble tenderhearted creature who sympathizes with all the human race"- W.M.Thackeray)
          Also See-> humane#2; merciful#1; sympathetic#2

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