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1. sympathize

verb. ['ˈsɪmpəˌθaɪz'] share the feelings of; understand the sentiments of.

Synonyms

  • feel
  • experience

Antonyms

  • stay
  • inexperience

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Words that Rhyme with Sympathize

  • empathize

Example sentences of the word sympathize


1. Verb, base form
It may help if you find some way to sympathize with her.

Quotes containing the word sympathize


1. I sympathize with a mother who has three mouths to feed—especially if two of those mouths are on her face. With a woman like that I’d listen twice as hard for doublespeak. I’m pretty accustomed to picking up on political rhetoric.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. The wonderful thing about books is that they allow us to enter imaginatively into someone else’s life. And when we do that, we learn to sympathize with other people. But the real surprise is that we also learn truths about ourselves, about our own lives, that somehow we hadn’t been able to see before.
- Katherine Paterson

2. sympathize

verb. ['ˈsɪmpəˌθaɪz'] be understanding of.

Synonyms

  • empathize
  • sympathise
  • empathise

Antonyms

  • unsympathetic
  • uncompassionate
  • inhumane
  • mercilessness

3. sympathize

verb. ['ˈsɪmpəˌθaɪz'] to feel or express sympathy or compassion.

Synonyms

  • compassionate
  • condole with
  • condole
  • sympathise
  • feel for
  • pity
  • commiserate

Antonyms

  • gladden
  • incognizance
  • lose
  • enjoy
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