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1. sympathetic

adjective. ['ˌsɪmpəˈθɛtɪk'] expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward.

Synonyms

  • compassionate
  • empathetic
  • congenial
  • commiserative
  • kind
  • condolent

Antonyms

  • unsympathetic
  • uncongenial
  • uncompassionate
  • malign

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Example sentences of the word sympathetic


1. Adjective
If you have a sympathetic dog-owning friend, have her meet you with her dog.

Quotes containing the word sympathetic


1. How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
- George Washington Carver

2. The writer can grow as a person or he can shrink. ... His curiosity, his reaction to life must not diminish. The fatal thing is to shrink, to be interested in less, sympathetic to less, desiccating to the point where life itself loses its flavor, and one’s passion for human understanding changes to weariness and distaste.
- Norman Mailer

2. sympathetic

adjective. ['ˌsɪmpəˈθɛtɪk'] showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity.

Synonyms

  • kindly
  • openhearted
  • good-hearted
  • large-hearted
  • kind
  • charitable

Antonyms

  • unfriendly
  • incompatible
  • type
  • antitype

3. sympathetic

adjective. ['ˌsɪmpəˈθɛtɪk'] (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings.

Synonyms

  • appealing
  • likeable

Antonyms

  • unkindness
  • ill-natured
  • hard

4. sympathetic

adjective. ['ˌsɪmpəˈθɛtɪk'] relating to vibrations that occur as a result of vibrations in a nearby body.

Synonyms

  • harmonic

Antonyms

  • merciless
  • inhumane

5. sympathetic

adjective. ['ˌsɪmpəˈθɛtɪk'] having similar disposition and tastes.

Antonyms

  • inconsiderate
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