- A feeling of pity or sorrow for the suffering or distress of another; compassion.
- The ability to share the feelings of another.
- A mutual relationship between people or things such that they are correspondingly affected by any condition.
- Tendency towards or approval of the aims of a movement.
Many people in Hollywood were blacklisted merely because they were suspected of Communist sympathies.
- Used similarly to empathy, interchangeably in looser usage. In stricter usage, empathy is stronger and more intimate, while sympathy is weaker and more distant; see empathy: usage notes.
- contempt (context-dependent)
feeling of pity or sorrow for the suffering or distress of another
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