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- 1. sympathy, understanding, inclination, disposition, tendency
- usage: an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion; "his sympathies were always with the underdog"; "I knew I could count on his understanding"
- 2. sympathy, fellow feeling, feeling
- usage: sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
- 3. sympathy, affinity, kinship
- usage: a relation of affinity or harmony between people; whatever affects one correspondingly affects the other; "the two of them were in close sympathy"
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