how to pronounce compassionate


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compassionate is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of compassionate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… he is compassionate he is visionary and …”

meanings of compassionate


  1. Having, feeling or showing compassion (to or toward someone).
  2. Given to someone as an exception because of a family emergency or a death in their family.
  3. Inviting or asking for pity.


  1. To feel compassion (for someone or with regard to something); to regard (someone or something) with compassion.

compassionate frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word compassionate occurs in english on average 7.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics compassionate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that compassionate can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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