Empathetic



[em-puh-thet-ik] /ˌɛm pəˈθɛt ɪk/

adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characterized by , the psychological identification with the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of others:
a sensitive, empathetic school counselor.
adj.

1932, in psychology, from empathy on model of sympathetic and to distinguish it from empathic. Related: Empathetically.

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    [em-puh-thet-ik] /ˌɛm pəˈθɛt ɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characterized by , the psychological identification with the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of others: a sensitive, empathetic school counselor. adj. 1932, in psychology, from empathy on model of sympathetic and to distinguish it from empathic. Related: Empathetically.

  • Empathic

    [em-puh-thet-ik] /ˌɛm pəˈθɛt ɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characterized by , the psychological identification with the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of others: a sensitive, empathetic school counselor. /ɛmˈpæθɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to empathy adj. 1909, from empathy + -ic. Related: Empathically. adj. 1932, in psychology, from empathy on model of sympathetic […]



  • Empathically

    [em-puh-thet-ik] /ˌɛm pəˈθɛt ɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characterized by , the psychological identification with the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of others: a sensitive, empathetic school counselor. adj. 1932, in psychology, from empathy on model of sympathetic and to distinguish it from empathic. Related: Empathetically.

  • Empathise

    [em-puh-thahyz] /ˈɛm pəˌθaɪz/ verb (used without object), empathized, empathizing. 1. to experience (often followed by with): His ability to empathize with people made him an excellent marriage counselor. /ˈɛmpəˌθaɪz/ verb 1. (intransitive) to engage in or feel empathy v. chiefly British English spelling of empathize; for suffix, see -ize. Related: Empathised; empathising. v. 1924, in […]



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