Sympathy

Sympathy (from the Greek words syn `together` and pathos `feeling` which means `fellow-feeling`) is the perception, understanding, and reaction to the distress or need of another human being. This empathic concern is driven by a switch in viewpoint, from a personal perspective to the perspective of another group or individual who is in need....
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Sympathy

• (n.) The reciprocal influence exercised by organs or parts on one another, as shown in the effects of a diseased condition of one part on another part or organ, as in the vomiting produced by a tumor of the brain. • (n.) The influence of a certain psychological state in one person in producing a like state in another. • (n.) Feelin...
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sympathy

1. 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. 'They saw, but other sight instead a crowd Of ugly serpents! Horror on them fell, And horrid sympathy.' (Milton) ... 2. An agreement of affections or inclinations, or...
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sympathy

fellow feeling noun sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
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Sympathy

[music] Sympathy (Greek συμπάθεια (sympatheia), from σύν (syn) `together` and πάθος (pathos) `passion`, in this case an affection) is a short piece of instrumental, music, a type of bagatelle, that at the same time is a homage, a requiem for a special person. == Origin == The earliest use of the name `sympathy` for instrume...
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Sympathy

[Rare Bird song] `Sympathy` is a 1970 song by English rock band Rare Bird. Although the song reached #27 in the UK, it became a hit in continental Europe and sold one million copies worldwide. The song was also recorded by Steve Rowland and The Family Dogg and Marillion. It was also recorded by Daliah Lavi in English and German language. .....
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Sympathy

Sym'pa·thy noun ; plural Sympathies . [ French sympathie , Latin sympathia , Greek ...; sy`n with + ... suffering, passion, from ..., ..., to suffer. See Syn- , and Pathos .] 1. Feeling corresponding to that which another feels; the quali...
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Sympathy

On psychological levels, a participation in and feeling for other living beings in adversity or other emotional phases, not always painful, which may or may not lead to participating or alleviating action, explained naturalistically as a general instinct inherent in all creatures, ethically sometimes as an original altruism, sociologically as acqu....
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sympathy

sharing the feelings of others, especially sorrow or anguish
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sympathy

Type: Term Pronunciation: sim′pă-thē Definitions: 1. The mutual relation, physiologic or pathologic, between two organs, systems, or parts of the body. 2. Mental contagion, as seen in mass hysteria or in the yawning induced by seeing another person yawn. 3. An expressed sensitive appreciation or emotional concern for and sharing of ...
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sympathy

[n] - a relation of affinity or harmony between people 2. [n] - sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish) 3. [n] - an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion
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