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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After 30 years living in Australia, this had contributed to Joy's emotional distance and disengagement from old friends.
What hair remains is greyer than my own, though his has faded from sunlight and the surreptitious application of household chemicals when I, aged seven or so, tried to put some emotional distance between ourselves.
The personalities are especially forceful--Leigh's mother's sarcasm, Kara's emotional distance from her mother.
Since classical music has traditionally been presented in a somewhat formal setting, this has fostered a greater emotional distance between players and audience, at least on the surface.
Still, the philanthropic exchange is usually satisfying, if only because for the vast majority of donors the emotional distance between giver and recipient is, up to a point, navigable.
The capacity to establish boundaries between one's self and others while remaining empathically engaged is an important feature in self-regulation, and failure to adequately do so decreases emotional distance between the social worker and the patient (Wilson & Lindy, 1999), thus potentially decreasing one's ability to self-protect (Corcoran, 1983; Wilson & Lindy, 1999).
Yet we are hampered by an infrastructure which makes the rather short distance (180 miles or so) from south to north seem a huge emotional distance as well a tedious time-eating journey.
Spiritual vision gives valuable emotional distance, disentangles your own past experiences and your complex emotions, so that you don't pile them up on your child.
If you go away too long you create emotional distance from what he's going through.
If you go away too long from Peter Parker you create emotional distance from the character and what he's going through.
s emotional distance and tactical use of others with a subtle colouring that few previous biographers have matched.
Like we said, he's not sure he can trust anyone, and keeps his emotional distance accordingly.
Twenty-five years later, Amber struggles with her origins and rebuilding her own life despite her biological mother's emotional distance.
But even with the emotional distance imposed by the English subtitles, the effect of Lydia Koniordou's production was overpowering.