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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a merciful or sympathetic manner.

Usage examples (39)
  • Adjective : a compassionate person; a compassionate letter. ,compassionate military leave granted to attend a funeral
  • You poor Seniors, "compassionately," how you did work to stop that banquet!
  • Smile 'compassionately' and also brush aside 'gently' any aura stories weaved around you.
  • "compassionately" dispense of their sufferers with a lethal injection? for more
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