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[em-puh-thahyz] /ˈɛm pəˌθaɪz/

verb (used without object), empathized, empathizing.
to experience (often followed by with):
His ability to empathize with people made him an excellent marriage counselor.
(intransitive) to engage in or feel empathy

1924, in psychology, from empathy + -ize. Related: Empathized; empathizing.

empathize em·pa·thize (ěm’pə-thīz’)
v. em·pa·thized, em·pa·thiz·ing, em·pa·thiz·es
To feel empathy in relation to another person.


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