from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Empathic.
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- adj. Showing empathy for others, and recognizing their feelings etc; empathic
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- adj. showing empathy or ready comprehension of others' states
Derived from empathic, with an -et added before the suffix to sound more similar to sympathetic (Wiktionary)