III. SYMPATHETIC AFFECTIONS
2. Diffusive sympathetic affections
good nature, good feeling, good wishes; kindness, kindliness; loving-kindness, benignity, brotherly love, charity, humanity, fellow-feeling, sympathy; goodness of heart, warmth of heart; bonhomie; kind-heartedness; amiability, milk of human kindness, tenderness; love [more]; friendship [more].
toleration, consideration, generosity; mercy (pity) [more].
charitableness; bounty, almsgiving; good works, beneficence, "the luxury of doing good" [Goldsmith].
acts of kindness, a good turn; good offices, kind offices good treatment, kind treatment.
good Samaritan, sympathizer, bon enfant; altruist.
[Verbs] be benevolent; have one's heart in the right place, bear good will; wish well, wish Godspeed; view with an eye of favor, regard with an eye of favor; take in good part; take an interest in, feel an interest in; be interested in, feel interested in; sympathize with, feel for; fraternize (be friendly) [more].
enter into the feelings of others, do as you would be done by, meet halfway.
warm-hearted, kind-hearted, tender-hearted, large-hearted, broad- hearted; merciful [more]; charitable, beneficent, humane, benignant; bounteous, bountiful.
good-natured, well-natured; spleenless; sympathizing, sympathetic; complaisant (courteous) [more]; well-meant, well-intentioned.
fatherly, motherly, brotherly, sisterly; paternal, maternal, fraternal; sororal; friendly [more].
[Phrases] "act a charity sometimes" [Lamb]; �a tender heart, a will inflexible" [Longfellow]; de mortuis nil nisi bonum; "kind words are more than coronets" [Tennyson]; quando amigo pide no hay ma�ana; "the social smile, the sympathetic tear" [Gray].