1 showing or having compassion
compassionate leave leave granted, esp. to a serviceman, on the grounds of bereavement, family illness, etc.
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
benevolent, charitable, humane, humanitarian, indulgent, kind-hearted, kindly, lenient, merciful, pitying, sympathetic, tender, tender-hearted, understanding
callous, harsh, heartless, inhumane, pitiless, uncaring, unfeeling, unmerciful, unsympathetic
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