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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of empathise.

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  • "I hope to be a future Foreign Secretary," he says, describing a staff meeting held in the last few days, in which he told officials that he "empathised" with their uncertainty, adding they did not feel "half as much uncertainty as we do on the political side.

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  • "I hope to be a future Foreign Secretary," he says, describing a staff meeting held in the last few days, in which he told officials that he "empathised" with their uncertainty, adding they did not feel "half as much uncertainty as we do on the political side.

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  • Those who share those characteristics empathised with her to varying degrees, and vicariously experienced her tragedy and suffering.

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  • Wangari Maathai visited Japan in 2005, empathised with “mottainai”, starting the activities

    MOTTAINAI! Campaigning going to waste?

  • It took me till nearly the end to realise what it was all about, but I empathised with Hassan – and, strangely, with Mr Russo.

    HASSAN’S NEWS • by Dale Ivan Smith

  • While Mum and Dad groaned to us about the baby-sitting impositions of my siblings, we empathised, but felt we couldn't ask them to sit for us.

    A letter to … My parents, siblings, nieces and nephews

  • Pulis said that he empathised with Redknapp's unease about the situation but insisted that any team he picks will go out on the pitch with the intention to win.

    Stoke's Tony Pulis tells Spurs to mind their own business over game switch

  • As I experience a frisson of rage each time I am in the school stationery area of WHS or other similar store and observe the prominently displayed "Playboy" range, I empathised with a story in the Times this morning describing how Woolworths has withdrawn bedroom furniture aimed at 6-year-old girls because it has the brand name "Lolita".

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  • While Mum and Dad groaned to us about the baby-sitting impositions of my siblings, we empathised, but felt we couldn't ask them to sit for us.

    A letter to … My parents, siblings, nieces and nephews

  • Lockheart's fine 2009 CD, In Deep, represented the saxophonist's lateral lyricism, reflecting Polar Bear's offbeat, lugubriousness and rhythmic ingenuity but also featuring elements that the late, great composer Gil Evans would have empathised with: slow theme developments and crafty twists to familiar methods.

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