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Synonyms for sympathy

Synonyms for (noun) sympathy

Synonyms: understanding, sympathy Definition: an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion Usage: his sympathies were always with the underdog; I knew I could count on his understanding

Similar words: inclination, disposition, tendency Definition: an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others Usage: he had an inclination to give up too easily; a tendency to be too strict

Synonyms: sympathy, fellow feeling Definition: sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)

Similar words: feeling Definition: the experiencing of affective and emotional states Usage: she had a feeling of euphoria; he had terrible feelings of guilt; I disliked him and the feeling was mutual

Synonyms: sympathy Definition: a relation of affinity or harmony between people; whatever affects one correspondingly affects the other Usage: the two of them were in close sympathy

Similar words: kinship, affinity Definition: a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character Usage: found a natural affinity with the immigrants; felt a deep kinship with the other students; anthropology's kinship with the humanities