Associations to the word «Sympathy»


SYMPATHY, noun. A feeling of pity or sorrow for the suffering or distress of another; compassion.
SYMPATHY, noun. The ability to share the feelings of another.
SYMPATHY, noun. A mutual relationship between people or things such that they are correspondingly affected by any condition.
SYMPATHY, noun. Tendency towards or approval of the aims of a movement.
SYMPATHY CARD, noun. A greeting card sent to family members of one who has died to express regret.

Dictionary definition

SYMPATHY, noun. 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".
SYMPATHY, noun. Sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish).
SYMPATHY, noun. 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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