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While I was sympathetic, it makes no sense to stick our head in the sand.

I completely get it and am sympathetic to my son's position.

But, Young wanted to post the email in hopes that it would still convince people to shop early, and to be sympathetic about any delays.

From Digiday

An issue I am deeply sympathetic with is that many authors don’t have access to affordable healthcare during this pandemic.

From Fortune

It’s hard to imagine that Giuliani would similarly have been unable to either convince a Fox News host that his claims were legitimate or otherwise avoid being put in a position of tension with a sympathetic host.

At this point, the female rapper comes across as fairly sympathetic—that is, until Azealia Banks grabs the mic.

Goebbels, in fact, would be seen as the leader most sympathetic to the modernists.

That is not to say the students who submit to the elitism and racism promoted by the USC Greek system are wholly sympathetic.

Some Bush Administration officials were sympathetic , but told them that under existing law it would be very difficult.

He says the owner of the house in which he lives has not been sympathetic to him.

Father, mother, sister, and brother all played and worked together with rare combination of sympathetic gifts.

The temptation to pour his financial troubles into the sympathetic ears of these two dear women he resisted.

"And the first thing you did with your liberty was to come to Europe," said Miss Thangue, with a sympathetic smile.

Nigel found him an excellent fellow, the most sympathetic and energetic man of Eastern blood whom he had ever encountered.

If a merry dance is produced by the agile bow, its sympathetic tones at once excite a corresponding feeling.

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On this page you'll find 178 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sympathetic, such as: affectionate, caring, compassionate, interested, loving, and responsive.

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