Those eyes, filled with happy tears, gazed at him timidly, compassionately, and with joyous love.
With a slight inclination of her head, Natasha stepped back quickly to Mavra Kuzminichna, who stood talking compassionately to the officer.
A child who is caught stealing for the first time should be treated compassionately; the focus should be on the reason(s) for the act rather than on the act itself.
Large blue eyes gazed up at her compassionately.
Exercising restraint and showing consideration for various points of view sets an excellent example for the child on how to treat others fairly and compassionately; in addition, the co-parent is more likely to respond likewise.