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 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.

  • 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 […]



  • Empathies

    [em-puh-thee] /ˈɛm pə θi/ noun 1. the psychological identification with or vicarious experiencing of the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of another. 2. the imaginative ascribing to an object, as a natural object or work of art, feelings or attitudes present in oneself: By means of empathy, a great painting becomes a mirror of the self. […]

  • Empathising

    [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. 1924, in psychology, from empathy + -ize. Related: Empathized; empathizing. empathize em·pa·thize (ěm’pə-thīz’) v. em·pa·thized, em·pa·thiz·ing, […]



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