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verb as in identify with

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Example Sentences

This has been a profound change for me in terms of empathizing with others.

From Fortune

Ben Knox, vp of e-commerce at Super Coffee said, “If you’re spending money on advertising to a product page that falls flat on empathizing with the consumer, than your advertising is going to fall flat.”

From Digiday

Rather, use it to empathize with your followers, listen to their stories and tell them yours, and respond to their comments and mentions.

On a societal level, it may explain why we find it easier to empathize with those who’ve shared similar experiences to us, compared with people from different backgrounds.

You might become unable to empathize with someone, or, at the other extreme, you might be so susceptible to other people’s thoughts that your own sense of “self” is volatile and fragile.

But Babylon asks us to do a little more: It wants us to empathize.

Jay is hard to empathize with and his silence suggests that, yeah, something is up.

Also you do have a lot of young girls seeing this film, and they should have somebody in there who they can empathize with.

As I uncovered these stories, I found a way to empathize with members of the Greek system.

Both came off as negative, terrible people as they bickered, and it was still impossible not to empathize with both of them.

They empathize—that is, see through our eyes, feel with our fingertips—so that they perceive what we do.

But Brion could empathize their feelings, the warmth of their intense relief and happiness.

Yet Brion could empathize their feelings, the warmth of their intense relief and happiness.

They weren't able to—to empathize the Martians, or whatever you call it.

How ironic that the only people who can empathize with them are the Macedonians who share the same fear of being quartered.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to empathize, such as: sympathize, comprehend, imagine, share, understand, and feel for.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.