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  • v. Alternative spelling of sympathize.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See sympathize, sympathizer.

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

  • v. be understanding of
  • v. to feel or express sympathy or compassion
  • v. share the feelings of; understand the sentiments of


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  • A Giaour that comes for reasons with which all can sympathise is a man and a brother.

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  • To understand is not the same as to sympathise, that is why they are 2 different words: they have two different meanings.

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  • Indeed, when we converse with a man with whom we can entirely sympathise, that is when there is a warm and intimate friendship, the cordial openness of such a commerce overbears the pain of a disagreeable sympathy, and renders the whole movement agreeable, but in ordinary cases this cannot have place.

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  • Slightly off topic: I love the way people think that claiming they don't own the rights to the video may make labels sympathise with them and let it be.


  • I'm getting so used to typing Lewis's spellings, I used the British form of "sympathise".

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  • i like feel very heart pain when see this. to sympathise is to feel sorry for them

  • He also asked India to "sympathise" with Pakistan's fight against terror as its army is fighting Taliban in the troubled northwest region bordering Afghanistan. - Articles related to Singapore eyes new links with Tamil Nadu

  • Mr Blair said a tendency to "sympathise" with extremism was not only dangerous but also disempowering for moderate Muslims, because it made people resent them as much as extremists. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • And Foreign Office Minister Lord Malloch-Brown has said anger over the financial crisis will mean people are more likely to "sympathise" with the hard-line G20 protesters.

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  • However, the appeal judges said many people would 'sympathise' with Miss Ladele's predicament.

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