1. empathy

noun. ['ˈɛmpəθi'] understanding and entering into another's feelings.


  • sympathy

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Words that Rhyme with Empathy

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Example sentences of the word empathy

1. Adjective
The need for empathy arises in every life, all through most days.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Develop a sense of empathy for your boss and his problems.

3. Verb, base form
Other roadblocks to empathy creep into our lives, making it difficult to appreciate the feelings of others.

Quotes containing the word empathy

1. Our bodies have five senses: touch, smell, taste, sight, hearing. But not to be overlooked are the senses of our souls: intuition, peace, foresight, trust, empathy. The differences between people lie in their use of these senses; most people don't know anything about the inner senses while a few people rely on them just as they rely on their physical senses, and in fact probably even more.
- C. JoyBell C.

2. Opinion is really the lowest form of human knowledge. It requires no accountability, no understanding. The highest form of knowledge… is empathy, for it requires us to suspend our egos and live in another’s world. It requires profound purpose larger than the self kind of understanding.
- Bill Bullard

3. I want to be clear about this. If you wrote from experience, you'd get maybe one book, maybe three poems. Writers write from empathy.
- Nikki Giovanni