Bedeutung von “sympathetic” im Essential American English Dictionary

sympathetic

adjective us /ˌsɪm·pəˈθet̬·ɪk/

showing that you understand and care about someone’s problems:

My boss is very sympathetic about my situation.
sympathetically adverb

All requests for help will be treated sympathetically.

(Definition von “sympathetic” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)