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sympathy

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
simpatizar
I find it difficult to sympathize with him when he complains so much.
(Definition of sympathy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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