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sympathetically

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Owing to or showing evidence of "sympathy", or affinity; happening through or demonstrating correspondences, whether occult or physiological.
  • adv. In a manner which demonstrates a sharing in the feelings of others; compassionately.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a sympathetic manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a sympathetic manner; with sympathy, in any sense; in consequence of sympathy, or sympathetic interaction or interdependence.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a sympathetic manner
  • adv. with respect to the sympathetic nervous system

Etymologies

From sympathetical +‎ -ly. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Last year he wrote an article for Spin sympathetically exploring the complexities of the relationship between Mary Kay Tourneau, the Seattle teacher convicted of statutory rape, and her teenage lover.

    Creep Suzette (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • I managed to escape for a couple of months; but when I was bowled over, Martin sympathetically joined me several days later.

    Chapter 17

  • Kreis seemed to wake up and flash like some metallic, magnetic thing, while Norton looked at Martin sympathetically, with a sweet, girlish smile, as much as to say that he would be amply protected.

    Chapter 36

  • Hence the need to portray the villain sympathetically.

    The Importance of Not Being Too Earnest at SF Novelists

  • And again, insight into the more enduring preferences of men and the conditions of their happiness, upon which rational moral standards are founded, is indispensable to a complete interpretation of life; but there is much of life that can be envisaged sympathetically, that is, artistically and beautifully, with small hold on ethical wisdom.

    The Principles of Aesthetics

  • "Poor dear darling!" murmured Margot sympathetically, at which the

    Big Game A Story for Girls

  • She received us nowhere more sympathetically, that is with less ceremony or self - consciousness, I seem to recall, than at Montepulciano, for instance -- where it was indeed that the recovery of private judgment I just referred to couldn't help taking place.

    Italian Hours

  • Previously, he said he would look "sympathetically" at applications.

    Ireland Extends Deposit Guarantee to Some Foreign Banks

  • But they are saying his application will be treated 'sympathetically', which must be a bit of a worry.

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • But a formal application will be treated 'sympathetically' if we receive it.

    Archive 2005-11-01

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