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  Words related to sympathy

Related / Similar Words: understanding, fellow feeling

 

Definition:
  • an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion; "his sympathies were always with the underdog"; "I knew I could count on his understanding";
  • sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish);
  • a relation of affinity or harmony between people; whatever affects one correspondingly affects the other; "the two of them were in close sympathy";

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    Hyponyms: concern, kindheartedness, compassion, compassionateness, commiseration, pity, ruth, pathos, compatibility, rapport, empathy, mutual understanding, mutual affection

     

    Derivational Morphology: sympathize, sympathise, empathize, empathise, understand, commiserate

     

     
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