Ruthful [ROOTH-fəl]

Part of speech: adjective
Origin: English, 13th century

1. Full of sorrow; sorrowful; woeful; rueful.
2. Full of ruth or pity; merciful; compassionate.

Examples of ruthful in a sentence

“Even though our Great Dane is a pampered creature, my husband always gets ruthful when the dog whines at not being allowed to sleep in our bed.”

“My grandfather was a ruthful man who took great pride in helping neighbors during their times of need.”