Compassionate

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Emotional ResponsePlay
Describes a deep emotional reaction to another's situation, beyond just understanding it. SlideHer compassionate response made the grieving family feel supported.
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Action DrivenPlay
Implies an urge to take action to alleviate someone else's distress, not just to feel it. SlideSeeing the homeless man so cold, she gave him her scarf in a compassionate gesture.
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Positive ConnotationPlay
Carries a strongly positive emotional charge, often used to highlight virtuous behavior. SlideThe community praised the firefighter's compassionate bravery.