HyperDic: sympathy

English > 3 senses of the word sympathy:
NOUNcognitionsympathy, understandingan inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion
feelingsympathy, fellow feelingsharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
relationsympathya relation of affinity or harmony between people
sympathy > pronunciation
Soundssih'mpahthiy
Rhymesantipathy ... wealthy: 23 rhymes with thiy...
English > sympathy: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion.
Synonymunderstanding
Broaderinclination, disposition, tendencyAn attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
Spanishcomprensión, entendimiento, simpatía
Catalanafecte, entesa, simpatia
Adjectivessympatheticexpressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy / sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings
Verbssympathize, sympathisebe understanding of
English > sympathy: 3 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningSharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish).
Synonymfellow feeling
Narrowercommiseration, pity, ruth, pathosA feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
compassion, compassionatenessA deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering
compatibilityA feeling of sympathetic understanding
concernA feeling of sympathy for someone or something
empathyunderstanding and entering into another's feelings
kindheartedness, kind-heartednesssympathy arising from a kind heart
BroaderfeelingThe experiencing of affective and emotional states
Spanishcompasión, piedad, simpatía
Catalancompassió, simpatia
Adjectivessympatheticexpressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy / sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings
Verbssympathize, sympathiseto feel or express sympathy or compassion / compassion
English > sympathy: 3 senses > noun 3, relation
MeaningA relation of affinity or harmony between people; whatever affects one correspondingly affects the other.
Example"the two of them were in close sympathy"
Narrowermutual understanding, mutual affectionsympathy of each person for the other
Broaderaffinity, kinshipA close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character
Spanishsimpatia, simpatía, sintonía
Catalansimpatia, sintonia
Adjectivessympathetichaving similar disposition and tastes
Verbssympathize, sympathiseshare the feelings of

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