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synonyms for sympathetically

  • affectionately
  • appreciatively
  • kindly
  • warmly
  • benevolently
  • compatibly
  • cordially
  • emotionally
  • feelingly
  • harmoniously
  • heartily
  • humanely
  • kindheartedly
  • perceptively
  • responsively
  • softheartedly
  • understandingly
  • warmheartedly
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How to use sympathetically in a sentence

In the meeting with Dunleavy, the woman said, she was tearful and the governor seemed sympathetic, telling her she had done nothing wrong.
JUNIOR STAFFER SAYS TOP ALASKA OFFICIAL TOLD HER TO KEEP ALLEGATIONS OF MISCONDUCT SECRETBY KYLE HOPKINS, ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWSNOVEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
Lucia told me, “He was sympathetic that I prefer to read in Spanish.”
DATE LAB UPDATE: THEIR BOOTS MATCHED, AT LEAST! HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED NEXT.DAMONA HOFFMANNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Fletcher has had to claw for every advantage he could get on the board with the occasional support of two other sympathetic supervisors with very different political priorities.
POLITICS REPORT: WINNERS AND LOSERS SPECIAL EDITIONSCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSNOVEMBER 7, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Although she wasn’t as harsh as some of her conservative colleagues on the bench, she nonetheless appeared sympathetic to Catholic Social Services.
SUPREME COURT APPEARS POISED TO RULE FOR FOSTER CARE AGENCY AGAINST LGBTQ COUPLESCHRIS JOHNSONNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
The last group excluded by the IRS — people who died before the stimulus payment reached them — may not seem sympathetic.
MILLIONS STILL HAVEN’T GOTTEN STIMULUS CHECKS, INCLUDING MANY WHO NEED THEM MOSTBY LYDIA DEPILLISOCTOBER 30, 2020PROPUBLICA
My husband and I are sympathetic, so we always have events with no media on in the background.
CAROLYN HAX: TO SUMMARIZE, YOU WANT TO EXCLUDE HER BECAUSE SHE’S DISABLED?CAROLYN HAXOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
With them out, he needed to put people sympathetic to his vision in their place.
POLITICS REPORT: AUDIT DAY AT SANDAGSCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSSEPTEMBER 19, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Perhaps the public will be more sympathetic if there’s, for example, video evidence of police abuse — as there was in 1992 and there is today.
VIOLENT PROTESTS AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY IN THE ’60S AND ’90S CHANGED PUBLIC OPINIONGERMAN LOPEZAUGUST 28, 2020VOX
I’m sympathetic to those who see it as overall a net positive gain.
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"Tough—but most of us have been there, one time or another," Goodell observed sympathetically; and with that the subject rested.
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