empathize


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Synonyms for empathize

empathize with

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Synonyms for empathize

to understand or be sensitive to another's feelings or ideas

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to associate or affiliate oneself closely with a person or group

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be understanding of

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Chimpanzees appear to develop susceptibility to interspecies contagious yawning as they grow from infant to juvenile, possibly due to their developing ability to empathize with the person yawning.
This kind of thinking has reduced my ability to empathize with the tragic suffering of my own people and my ability to understand why many of them may have embraced militaristic views.
It is important to strengthen our own ability to empathize and communicate with students to help them nacre the bumps and potholes along the way.
Lencioni does have a knack for creating personable characters that readers can empathize with to lead them through the story.
Dan Taylor in Forrest Gump helped him empathize with wounded combat soldiers and facilitated his ability to talk with them.
But by pairing The First Grand National's narration with an unconnected abstract image--as opposed to, say, a scene of a little old lady in her rundown flat--Gander encourages us to pay greater attention to her words and, by extension, to empathize with her plight.
Libby And The Cat is a very highly recommended children's book that parents can readily utilize to help youngsters empathize with family pets and learn to treat them with consideration.
Any woman, who has ever cared for a precious life, can empathize with the plight of the Afghan woman.
Southgate does what a good novelist should do: she takes you on a journey to see life through someone else's eyes, allowing you to be a fly on the wall in their story, and just perhaps gives you room to empathize enough to contemplate on your own journey in life.
We can substitute the disenfranchised woman (or even minority group), thus establishing that only when men can empathize with the plight of women will they discontinue the destruction of women's existential selves as perpetuated through the domestication of females.
Further, the judge said that "it would be in the children's best interests to have a good parent and children relationship, which would function to protect them," and referred to expert witness testimony which asserted that "a father who can identify with his daughter and empathize with her is less likely to abuse that daughter sexually.
Turner Broadcasting System is launching a new show--He's a Lady--that will give men a chance to empathize with women.
A solution that would not attempt to sing the same words or follow the same tune, but instead would empathize with and take cues from the original structure in pursuit of a richer ensemble.
Studying the expedition provides "an opportunity to learn about how you empathize with and understand people who are very unlike yourself.
Before Jacobs leaves the medieval period, she shows how the "dislocation" experienced by Noah's wife and by Joseph as the spouse NOT provided divine favor is a dramatic tool that allows the mystery play's audience to empathize with these very human biblical characters and thus to better understand their own human condition.