sympathie

See also: Sympathie

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French sympathie, from Late Latin sympathia, from Ancient Greek συμπάθεια (sumpátheia), from σύν (sún, with, together) + πάθος (páthos, suffering).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -i
  • Hyphenation: sym‧pa‧thie

NounEdit

sympathie f (plural sympathieën)

  1. sympathy

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sympathie f (plural sympathies)

  1. sympathy

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin sympathīa.

NounEdit

sympathie f (plural sympathies)

  1. sympathy (feeling of mutual like)
  2. harmony
    • 1590, Nicolaes de Blocq, La difference qvil y a entre les divinations licites & illicites, pour iuger des changemens & ruines des republiques, page 64
      [] il y a quelques scavans personages qui tiennent pour impossible ce qu'on a volu faire croire à la sympathie entre les causes celestes & choses terrestres
      [] there are some learned people who believe it is impossible, that which we have been told to believe about the harmony between celestial causes and earthly matters

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