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See definition of sympathy on Dictionary.com
  • nounshared feeling
  • nounpity

synonyms for sympathy

  • affinity
  • compassion
  • empathy
  • kindness
  • sensitivity
  • tenderness
  • understanding
  • unity
  • warmth
  • accord
  • agreement
  • alliance
  • attraction
  • benignancy
  • commiseration
  • concord
  • congeniality
  • connection
  • correspondence
  • feelings
  • harmony
  • heart
  • kindliness
  • rapport
  • responsiveness
  • union
  • warmheartedness
  • close relation
  • fellow feeling
  • mutual attraction
  • mutual fondness
See also synonyms for: sympathies
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antonyms for sympathy

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  • apathy
  • cruelty
  • harshness
  • hatred
  • meanness
  • misunderstanding
  • antagonism
  • disagreement
  • discord
  • divorce
  • separation
  • callousness
  • disdain
  • incompatibility
  • indifference
  • mercilessness
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How to use sympathy in a sentence

Our hosts have plenty of sympathy for the Dodgers, a consistently great team whose time should be now.
LEBRON JAMES WON IT ALL AGAIN, SO IS THE GOAT DEBATE FINALLY OVER? LOL, NO.SARAH SHACHATOCTOBER 13, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
All expressed sympathy for Mallott’s family, given his recent death, and acknowledged that he can no longer tell his side of the story.
THE WOMAN PROPOSITIONED BY ALASKA’S FORMER LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TELLS HER STORY FOR THE FIRST TIMEBY KYLE HOPKINS AND MICHELLE THERIAULT BOOTS, ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWSSEPTEMBER 10, 2020PROPUBLICA
I’m not asking for sympathy, but I don’t think people appreciate the fact that when you can’t walk down the street, you’re going friend or foe.
FULL TRANSCRIPT: SEAN SPICER ON ‘THE CARLOS WATSON SHOW’DANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 26, 2020OZY
I’m not asking for sympathy here, but when someone thinks that you don’t care or that you don’t have the best intentions.
FULL TRANSCRIPT: SEAN SPICER ON ‘THE CARLOS WATSON SHOW’DANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 26, 2020OZY
My deepest sympathy goes out to everyone who has lost a loved one and my prayers are with those who are ill or suffering.
THE MOMENT MELANIA TRUMP BECAME ‘MOURNER-IN-CHIEF’CLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERAUGUST 26, 2020FORTUNE
He turned his eyes upon her; but no sympathy was in their beams; no belief in the semblance of her tears.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
She fancied there was a sympathy of thought and taste between them, in which fancy she was mistaken.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The feeling for the tiny things probably has in it the warmth of a young personal sympathy.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Tony, less self-centred, less rigidly contained, had penetrated her by an understanding sympathy greater than his own.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The gray eyes, once flashing with the light of kindly humor, now softened with sympathy, now glowed with pity.
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WORDS RELATED TO SYMPATHY

  • 10-4
  • accordance
  • concert
  • concord
  • concurrence
  • conformity
  • congruence
  • correspondence
  • deal
  • good vibes
  • good vibrations
  • harmony
  • okay
  • pact
  • rapport
  • reconciliation
  • sympathy
  • treaty
  • unanimity
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