English to Afrikaans Meaning :: sympathetic

simpatiek
Sympathetic :
simpatieke
- simpatiekeonsimpatieke
 

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Adjective(1) of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system(2) expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward(3) showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity(4) (of characters in literature or drama(5) having similar disposition and tastes(6) relating to vibrations that occur as a result of vibrations in a nearby body

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(1) Some commentators, particularly those sympathetic to postmodernist thought, have argued against a notion of difference based on experiential diversity.(2) The fragment in the museum is smaller than the repeat, so the designers at Brunschwig et Fils were called upon to finish the original design in a sympathetic way.(3) Such a practice helps harmonize two hemispheres of the brain and the two aspects of autonomous nervous system viz. sympathetic and parasympathetic.(4) In Cath, Jennings succeeds in quickly establishing an extremely likeable, sympathetic character.(5) Ganglioneuroma is a benign tumor of the sympathetic nervous system that rarely produces symptoms of endocrine dysfunction.(6) Most importantly, Shuuya is far from the only sympathetic character, with at least two other people seemingly having no intention of playing the game by the close of this first volume.(7) As for the proposal, the stark image of the piazza is hardly sympathetic to the trees already on the bank of the Foss.(8) I ended up telling him everything about my life, and he actually seemed sympathetic .(9) It adds: ÔÇÿThe proposals have been well designed and are considered to be sympathetic to the Grade II almshouse on the site.ÔÇÖ(10) The gruffness took on a softer tone, sounding almost sympathetic .(11) He remains sympathetic to their aims whilst showing up their limitations.(12) I knew Anikei was more sympathetic toward Pavel than anybody else was.(13) There may be a few on the bar ethics committee, at least, who are sympathetic to the ÔÇÿcivil disobedienceÔÇÖ argument.(14) In autonomic disease, the sympathetic , parasympathetic, and enteric nerves are affected.(15) Fortunately, European public opinion was much more sympathetic to the cause of freedom.(16) I'm sympathetic with the president's desire to let people have ownership.
Related Words
(1) sympathetic response ::
simpatieke reaksie
Synonyms
Adjective
1. compassionate ::
barmhartige
2. likable ::
aangenaam
3. in favor of ::
ten gunste van
4. benevolent ::
welwillende
5. harmonic ::
harmoniese
Antonyms
1. callous ::
gevoellose
2. cold-blooded ::
koelbloedig
3. hard ::
hard
4. inhuman ::
onmenslike
5. inhumane ::
onmenslike
6. insensate ::
gevoelloos
7. obdurate ::
halsstarrig
8. unfeeling ::
gevoelloos
Different Forms
sympathetic, unsympathetic
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...pagans brought evergreen boughs in their
homes as an act of sympathetic magic...

...pagans brought evergreen boughs in their homes as an act of SYMPATHETIC magic...

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 11


had made him more sympathetic
to the northern cause.

had made him more SYMPATHETIC to the northern cause.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 6


He was sympathetic. His exact words
were, \

He was SYMPATHETIC. His exact words were, "Got your back, Jack.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 5


You know, you\'re not being
very sympathetic.

You know, you're not being very SYMPATHETIC.

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 15


and sympathetic and,
most of all, completely believable.

and SYMPATHETIC and, most of all, completely believable.

Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 4


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