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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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Just as she existentially anthropomorphizes the mouse and empathizes with its maternal responsibilities, she ruminates on the question of the commonalties and differences between a dead chicken and a dead man, thus investing a sort of shared humanity between the two: "And yet the chicken was a sort of person, a respectable individual, with its own kind of dignity.
As an entrepreneur, McCoy-Pinderhughes understands and empathizes with the daily challenges faced by many of today's black business owners.
Studies conducted over the past decade reveal that caring sometimes transcends selfish motives when someone empathizes with another person's plight, Batson asserts in the March AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGIST.
Flowers, who empathizes with patients' fear of conventional MRI machines, said, "The extraordinary openness of the FONAR Stand-Up(tm) MRI allows for much more comfort and much less resistance to specialized testing.
She observes what happened when Sultan took a young second wife, tells about courtship and marriage, and empathizes with the youngest daughter who finds herself locked into her role as an overworked household servant.
Though Del Campo stayed true to his pledge to survive the weekend without any illegal mood boosters, he empathizes with gay men who long for the escape that party drugs can provide.
Payne truly empathizes with the conceit, while Anderson finds it a fanciful plaything.