HyperDic: sympathetic

English > 6 senses of the word sympathetic:
ADJECTIVEpertsympatheticof or relating to the sympathetic nervous system
allsympatheticexpressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy / sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings
allsympathetic, charitable, benevolent, kindly, good-hearted, openhearted, large-heartedshowing or motivated by sympathy / sympathy and understanding and generosity / generosity
allsympathetic, appealing, likeable, likable(of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings
allsympathetichaving similar disposition and tastes
allsympathetic, harmonicrelating to vibrations that occur as a result of vibrations in a nearby body
sympathetic > pronunciation
Soundssih.mpahtheh'tihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > sympathetic: 6 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the sympathetic nervous system.
Examples
  • "sympathetic neurons"
  • "sympathetic stimulation"
Categoryanatomy, general anatomyThe branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
physiologyThe branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
Spanishsimpático
Catalansimpàtic
Nounssympathetic nervous systemoriginates in the thoracic regions of the spinal cord
Adverbssympatheticallywith respect to the sympathetic nervous system
English > sympathetic: 6 senses > adjective 2
MeaningExpressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy / sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward.
Examples
  • "sympathetic to the students' cause"
  • "a sympathetic observer"
  • "a sympathetic gesture"
NarrowercommiserativeFeeling or expressing sympathy / sympathy
condolentExpressing sympathy / sympathy with a person who experienced the death of a loved one
empathic, empatheticshowing empathy or ready comprehension of others' states
See alsocompassionateshowing or having compassion / compassion
congenialSuitable to your needs
kindHaving or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature
Oppositeunsympatheticnot sympathetic or disposed toward
Spanishcomprensivo
Nounssympathyan inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion
sympathysharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
Adverbssympatheticallyin a sympathetic manner
English > sympathetic: 6 senses > adjective 3
Meaningshowing or motivated by sympathy / sympathy and understanding and generosity / generosity.
Example "sympathetic words"
Synonymscharitable, benevolent, kindly, good-hearted, openhearted, large-hearted
BroaderkindHaving or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature
Spanishbenévolo
English > sympathetic: 6 senses > adjective 4
Meaning(of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings.
Example"the sympathetic characters in the play"
Synonymsappealing, likeable, likable
CategorydramaThe literary genre of works intended for the theater
Oppositeunsympathetic, unappealing, unlikeable, unlikable(of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings
Spanishatrayente, simpático
English > sympathetic: 6 senses > adjective 5
MeaningHaving similar disposition and tastes.
Example"with their many similar tastes, he found her a most sympathetic companion"
Broadersimilarmarked by correspondence / correspondence or resemblance
Spanishcompatible
Nounssympathya relation of affinity or harmony between people
English > sympathetic: 6 senses > adjective 6
Meaningrelating to vibrations that occur as a result of vibrations in a nearby body.
Example"sympathetic vibration"
Synonymharmonic
Broaderharmoniousmusically pleasing
Spanishharmónico

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