Synonyms of sympathy


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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