Noun(1) an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion(2) sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish(3) a relation of affinity or harmony between people; whatever affects one correspondingly affects the other
(1) I don't know what good it will do to stop the traffic on the M1 next Monday, but it may lose us a lot of sympathy with the public.(2) From this side of the water, one can have some sympathy with that frustration.(3) I have more sympathy with concerns about the ability of the infrastructure to support the new residents.(4) He listens politely and patiently to Dabii's request, with a smile of sympathy and understanding.(5) Now when pensioners take to the streets, the press is full of sympathy and understanding.(6) Reasonable walkers have sympathy with the plight of many farmers and have avoided walking on agricultural land.(7) please accept my sympathy(8) She had already sent two letters to staff and residents of the home expressing sympathy with the 14 elderly residents.(9) Flowers are an international symbol of our sorrow, sympathy , grief, and grace.(10) repairs had to be in sympathy with the original structure(11) This group had ideological sympathy with commando operations against the Israelis.(12) Let me please say before I'm howled down in protest I do have every sympathy with the families and loved ones that grieve for them.(13) she had the sympathy of everyone(14) The committee expressed sympathy with all the families who suffered bereavements during the year.(15) His family expressed sympathy with John's carer, who they said made ├ö├ç├┐a minor mistake├ö├ç├û.(16) The inner ear has small hairs rooted in fluid and when tympanic responses from sound goes through three small bones the hairs vibrate, or oscillate in sympathy .
(1) with sympathy :: met simpatie
1. compassion ::
2. rapport ::
3. agreement ::
4. understanding ::
Different Formssympathies, sympathy
Word Example from TV Shows
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Poor man. You have my SYMPATHY.
Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 2
♪ Somehow feeling halfway guilty
Sleeping the SYMPATHY off ♪
Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 2
But then perhaps his own unnatural urges
will give him SYMPATHY for yours.
Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 5
lt's good to remind them
and to get their SYMPATHY.
Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 4
I have a certain SYMPATHY for odd little boys.
Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 8
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: sympathy
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