Associations to the word «Empathy»

Wiktionary

EMPATHY, noun. The intellectual identification of the thoughts, feelings, or state of another person
EMPATHY, noun. Capacity to understand another person's point of view or the result of such understanding
EMPATHY, noun. (parapsychology) (science fiction) a paranormal ability to psychically read another person's emotions
EMPATHY FATIGUE, noun. Emotional detachment brought about by prolonged emotional exposure.

Dictionary definition

EMPATHY, noun. Understanding and entering into another's feelings.

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn