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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of like mind or temperament; compatible.
  • adj. Having attractive qualities; pleasing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a compatible temperament
  • adj. Having pleasing qualities


Italian simpatico (from simpatia, sympathy) or Spanish simpático (from simpatía, sympathy), both from Latin sympathīa; see sympathy.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Italian (Wiktionary)



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