Translation of "sympathy" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈsɪm·pə·θi/ us /ˈsɪm·pə·θi/

[ no plural ] the feeling of understanding and caring about someone’s problems

compasión, lástima
You have my sympathy – it’s horrible having a bad cold.

(Translation of “sympathy” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈsimpəði/ (plural sympathies)

a feeling of pity or sorrow for a person in trouble

compasión, lástima
When her husband died, she received many letters of sympathy.

the state or feeling of being in agreement with, or of being able to understand, the attitude or feelings of another person

afinidad; comprensión; acuerdo (estar de acuerdo con alguien)
I have no sympathy with such a stupid attitude
Are you in sympathy with the strikers?
sympathetic /-ˈθetik/ adjective

(opposite unsympathetic) showing or feeling sympathy

compasivo; comprensivo
She was very sympathetic when I failed my exam
a sympathetic smile.
sympathetically adverb

con compasión; con comprensión
sympathize verb ( (also sympathiseBritish))

to show or feel sympathy to

I find it difficult to sympathize with him when he complains so much.

(Translation of “sympathy” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)