Meaning of “empathy” in the English Dictionary

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"empathy" in American English

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empathynoun [ U ]

us /ˈem·pə·θi/

the ability to share someone else’s feelings or experiences by imagining what it would be like to be in that person’s situation:

He loves children and has a certain empathy with them.

(Definition of “empathy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)