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English definition of “sympathetic”
/ˌsɪm·pəˈθet̬·ɪk/ adj (UNDERSTANDING)
› showing, esp. by what you say, that you understand and care about someone’s problems or suffering: He suffers from back trouble too, so he was sympathetic. › A sympathetic character in a book or movie is one whose actions are understandable and who is therefore likable.