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  • v. Present participle of empathize.


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  • And yes, technically, that counts as "empathizing".

    The emotional man.

  • An alternative trait is 'empathizing', supposedly more prevalent in females, which is a tendency to empathise with people's feeling and intentions, and enjoy and understand the nuances of social situations.

    Mind Hacks: Edge debate on sex, autism and engineering

  • There remains the subtle matter of "empathizing" with a work of art as such, or with a negation of art.

    Empathy & Dance

  • Wading through this soliloquy, I found myself empathizing with the cab driver, whom I imagined drumming his fingers on the wheel, impatient for the plot to lurch ahead.

    Book review: 'Destiny and Desire' by Carlos Fuentes

  • I appreciated her empathizing with my situation and proposing a solution that is likely to keep me as a Sprint customer for years to come.

    Sprint Helps You Deal With Your Deadbeat Brother - The Consumerist

  • Still regretting Canterbury, Henry wrote a poem empathizing with a depressed-looking lion he had seen in a cage:

    Henry’s Demons

  • I know Americans, hell most people of any nationality, have a very hard time empathizing with foreigners.

    The Worst Mexican Restaurant on Earth

  • I do think that helping people who want to transition out of it goes way beyond empathizing with individual suffering.

    Providing a Path to a Secular Life

  • She has learned that it is easier and kinder to do the deed sooner rather than later, empathizing with her soon-to-be ex instead of holding him responsible.

    The Lo-Down

  • And even though you did not ask to be dragged from wherever you were before you landed so squarely inside my uterus, I find myself empathizing with those long-suffering mothers who go on and on about the length of the labor they endured, or the nights they stayed up wiping the fevered brow of some insolent, ungrateful, back-talking child.

    Staceyann Chin: Open Letter to My Unborn Daughter (or Son)


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