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Sympathy (IPA: /ˈsɪmpəθi/)


Sympathy (n.)

Feeling corresponding to that which another feels; the quality of being affected by the affection of another, with feelings correspondent in kind, if not in degree; fellow-feeling.

Sympathy (n.)

An agreement of affections or inclinations, or a conformity of natural temperament, which causes persons to be pleased, or in accord, with one another; as, there is perfect sympathy between them.

Sympathy (n.)

Kindness of feeling toward one who suffers; pity; commiseration; compassion.

Sympathy (n.)

The reciprocal influence exercised by the various organs or parts of the body on one another, as manifested in the transmission of a disease by unknown means from one organ to another quite remote, or in the influence exerted by a diseased condition of one part on another part or organ, as in the vomiting produced by a tumor of the brain.

Sympathy (n.)

That relation which exists between different persons by which one of them produces in the others a state or condition like that of himself. This is shown in the tendency to yawn which a person often feels on seeing another yawn, or the strong inclination to become hysteric experienced by many women on seeing another person suffering with hysteria.

Sympathy (n.)

A tendency of inanimate things to unite, or to act on each other; as, the sympathy between the loadstone and iron.

Sympathy (n.)

Similarity of function, use office, or the like.

Sympathy

Perception, understanding, and reaction to the distress or need of another human being

Sympathy

Philosophical concept

Sympathy

Blackened death metal band from Canada, formed in 1991

Sympathy

Work

Sympathy

1970 single by Rare Bird

Sympathy Synonyms

Fellow Feeling

Sympathy Synonyms

Understanding

Spanish Translation

Sympathy in Spanish is Simpatía

Tagalog Translation

Sympathy in Tagalog is Diwa Ng Pagdamay

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A sympathy in choice." - Sympathy

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Bowels of compassion." - Sympathy

Example Sentence (Quote)

" But there is one thing which we are responsible for, and that is for our sympathies, for the manner in which we regard it, and for the tone in which we discuss it. What shall we say, then, with regard to it? On which side shall we stand?" - Sympathy

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Certain it is, that as nothing can better do it; so there is nothing greater, for which God made our tongues, next to reciting His praises, than to minister comfort to a weary soul." - Sympathy

Example Sentence (Quote)

" For I no sooner in my heart divin'd, My heart, which by a secret harmony Still moves with thine, joined in connection sweet." - Sympathy


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