verb (used with object), com·pas·sion·at·ed, com·pas·sion·at·ing.
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She can peer in beneath the layers of people, and instead of using it compassionately, she uses it as a weapon.Inside Orange Is the New Black’s Terrifying Showdown Between Red and Vee|Kevin Fallon|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“It is a stunning story, compassionately reimagined,” writes Ruth Padel in The Guardian.
Vandersee smiled back, compassionately and understandingly, and laid a tremendous hand on Gordon's shoulder.Gold Out of Celebes|Aylward Edward Dingle
Nasmyth hesitated, regarding her compassionately, but she made a sign of protest.The Long Portage|Harold Bindloss
She saw near her only a Frog, which was looking at her compassionately.Old French Fairy Tales|Comtesse de Sgur
"It is rather strange," Mr. Bishop compassionately admitted.Mr. Prohack|E. Arnold Bennett
Joseph approached her compassionately, and held out to her a handful of gold.Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers|W. A. Clouston