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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

antonyms for sympathy

MOST RELEVANT
  • 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

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.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
But her sympathy, and her confident belief that Alessandro might yet be found, gave unspeakable cheer to Felipe.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
This political insult secured much sympathy for him, and helped to make him President.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Alack, I cannot sleep a wink myself, so as sorrow loves sympathy, I came to have a chat with you.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Each word was a caress, each syllable alive with interest, sympathy, excited anticipation.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The kind honest sympathy of this true friend roused Dorothy from her stupor of grief.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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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
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.