[ad-ing-tuh n] /ˈæd ɪŋ tən/ (Show IPA), 1840–93, English poet, essayist, and critic.
John Addington (ˈædɪŋtən). 1840–93, English writer, noted for his Renaissance in Italy (1875–86) and for studies of homosexuality
sympath- pref. Variant of sympatho-.
[sim-puh-thek-tuh-mee] /ˌsɪm pəˈθɛk tə mi/ noun, plural sympathectomies. Medicine/Medical. 1. surgery that interrupts a nerve pathway of the sympathetic or involuntary nervous system. 2. Also called chemical sympathectomy. a like interruption by chemical means. sympathectomy /ˌsɪmpəˈθɛktəmɪ/ noun (pl) -mies 1. the surgical excision or chemical destruction (chemical sympathectomy) of one or more parts of the […]
[sim-path-i-tek-tuh-mee] /sɪmˌpæθ ɪˈtɛk tə mi/ noun, plural sympathetectomies. Medicine/Medical. 1. sympathectomy.
adjective 1. characterized by, proceeding from, exhibiting, or feeling sympathy; sympathizing; compassionate: a sympathetic listener. 2. acting or affected by, of the nature of, or pertaining to a special affinity or mutual relationship; congenial: With their many similar tastes, he found her a most sympathetic companion. 3. looking upon with favor (often followed by to […]