from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or characterized by empathy.
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- adj. Showing or expressing empathy.
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or being an empath: of or having the capability of sensing the emotions of others.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. showing empathy or ready comprehension of others' states
Empathetic listening skills are being hyped, for instance, on the web by management seminars, parenting workshops, mediation classes and there is even a medical software package using the word empathic in its title.
As you can see from the diagram above, the highest form of listening is called empathic listening.
Early in the conversation, Patnaik mentions that he prefers using the word empathic over empathetic, because the latter sounds too much like pathetic and the two words are synonyms.
This is called empathic listening, and we’ll talk more about it later.
This technique can be highly accurate, but a bit uncomfortable for anyone who is highly empathic, which is the ability to feel what others are feeling and sensing.
This closest circle exists in order to hold your son or daughter in what Ive called an empathic envelope.
More broadly one can distinguish two psychological research traditions studying empathy related phenomena; that is, the study of what is currently called empathic accuracy and the study of empathy as an emotional phenomenon in the encounter of others.
An Englishwoman, Violet Paget (1856-1935), who wrote under the name of Vernon Lee, presented the notion of empathic projection independently of Lipps.
Our counselors are trained in what's called empathic listening.
This is the coming of a new reality that some may call the kingdom of God, some may call social responsibility and some may call an empathic evolution of humanity.
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