compassioning

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

compassioning

  1. present participle of compassion

Noun[edit]

compassioning (plural compassionings)

  1. An act of bestowing compassion.
    • 1863, Esther Le Hardy, The Home Nurse and Manual for the Sickroom (page 203)
      The Home Nurse who, from Christian principle, patiently and unmurmuringly endures the so-often ungracious observations, the supercilious compassionings, the idle, peevish complaints []