empathy


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Synonyms for empathy

empathy with

Synonyms

  • understanding of
  • feeling for
  • appreciation of
  • compassion for
  • rapport with
  • commiseration for

Synonyms for empathy

sympathetic, sad concern for someone in misfortune

a very close understanding between persons

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Words related to empathy

understanding and entering into another's feelings

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They also showed that, on average, autistic people have more difficulties with cognitive empathy, even though their affective empathy may be intact.
Empathy correlated with both oneness and sadness, which the authors suggested may have influenced its relationship with helping in previous research.
Children lacking empathy have been shown to fail in school more often, and experience serious difficulty in maintaining productive social roles.
In a study published last year in the journal Health Psychology, researchers looked at the effects of parental empathy on 247 pairs of parents and adolescents.
Significant differences in the empathy scores were observed among first three years in medical school as like as between gender.
Moral education and empathy are the key to moulding youth to become global citizens, an expert said at the recently concluded Qudwa 2017 World Teachers' Forum.
According to the group's 2016 Empathy Index, the top 10 empathic companies increased their market capitalizations more than twice as much as the bottom 10 and generated 50 percent more earnings per employee from 2015 to 2016.
That argument depends on taking empathy in a strict sense, as "mirroring" or "the act of feeling what you think other people feel--experiencing what they experience.
The term empathy derives from the Greek word empatheia, and means understanding someone else's feelings.
As the world grows smaller and more connected, the need for empathy grows larger and more important than ever.
The Toronto empathy questionnaire was used to calculate empathy scores.
Thousands have marched on streets and airports to encourage others to expand their empathy for women, minorities and refugees.
In Against Empathy, he frequently and favorably quotes Adam Smith, has nice things to say about economists, defends rationality, sees the importance of a utilitarian perspective, makes use of insights from public choice, and recognizes that the problem he sees with empathy is typically found in political settings.
Our feelings of empathy take different forms, such as distress when we imagine and internalize someone's pain and compassion as we sympathize with their condition.
Unfortunately, Peter doesn't know the difference between empathy and compassion.