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Overview of adj sympathetic

The adj sympathetic has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (13) sympathetic

(of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system; "sympathetic neurons"; "sympathetic stimulation")

2. (8) sympathetic

(expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward; "sympathetic to the students' cause"; "a sympathetic observer"; "a sympathetic gesture")

3. (1) charitable, benevolent, kindly, sympathetic, good-hearted, openhearted, large-hearted

(showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity; "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor")

4. sympathetic, appealing, likeable, likable

((of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings; "the sympathetic characters in the play")

5. sympathetic

(having similar disposition and tastes; "with their many similar tastes, he found her a most sympathetic companion")

6. harmonic, sympathetic

(relating to vibrations that occur as a result of vibrations in a nearby body; "sympathetic vibration") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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