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 sympathetic sympathetic

adj

  • ( ) of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system  ( sympathetic )
    of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system
     sympathetic neurons
    sympathetic neurons
     sympathetic stimulation
    sympathetic stimulation
  • ( ) expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward  ( sympathetic )
    expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward
     sympathetic to the students' cause
    sympathetic to the students' cause
     a sympathetic observer
    a sympathetic observer
     a sympathetic gesture
    a sympathetic gesture
  • (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings  ( appealing, likable, likeable, sympathetic )
    (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings
     the sympathetic characters in the play
    the sympathetic characters in the play
  • ( ) showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity  ( benevolent, charitable, good-hearted, kindly, large-hearted, openhearted, sympathetic )
    showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity
     was charitable in his opinions of others
    was charitable in his opinions of others
     kindly criticism
    kindly criticism
     a kindly act
    a kindly act
     sympathetic words
    sympathetic words
     a large-hearted mentor
    a large-hearted mentor
  • relating to vibrations that occur as a result of vibrations in a nearby body  ( harmonic, sympathetic )
    relating to vibrations that occur as a result of vibrations in a nearby body
     sympathetic vibration
    sympathetic vibration
  • having similar disposition and tastes  ( sympathetic )
    having similar disposition and tastes
     with their many similar tastes, he found her a most sympathetic companion
    with their many similar tastes, he found her a most sympathetic companion


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