Meaning of “sympathetic” - Learner’s Dictionary

sympathetic

adjective us uk /ˌsɪmpəˈθetɪk/
PROBLEMS

B2 showing that you understand and care about someone's problems:

My boss is very sympathetic about my situation.

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IDEAS

agreeing with or supporting someone's ideas or actions:

He was sympathetic to their views.
→ Opposite unsympathetic
sympathetically adverb

(Definition of “sympathetic” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)