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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Likewise, feeling overwhelmed can stimulate a process of insulation, where the boundaries between teacher and students/community are imagined to be greater than they actually are and thus the emotional distance becomes increased.
Alice Perman, series producer and director said: "It was a very emotionally demanding project for all the team - you try and keep an emotional distance but it can be very hard.
The second half of the novel details Darling's experiences as a teenager in exile in America--her cultural dislocation, the distant war in Afghanistan where her US-born cousin is a soldier, and her growing emotional distance from the tragedy in Zimbabwe.
Most difficult for fankeshen was the emotional distance from their husbands.
The drawn images provide more emotional distance than photographs could, allowing readers to look closely at the details of events.
Normally, clients expected me to keep an emotional distance - the less they knew about me the better.
Working as an art conservator in New York City, Tess keeps an emotional distance from co-workers.
Photographing retreating glaciers had offered me the detached luxury of emotional distance.
Referring to the launch of the rail link between Banihal in Jammu with Qazigund in Kashmir Valley five days ago, Omar also said such incidents negate attempts being made by the Centre to bridge the emotional distance between the state and rest of the country.
In the drawings, whose emotional distance recalls that of Luc Tuymans's paintings, we note the recurring silent presence of goods that were confiscated from Jews and amassed at the feu de Paume and at other storage places in Paris.
We have heard of Tiger Mums and Libby, a thirteen-year-old on the cusp of an emerging adulthood, has the emotional task of negotiating a tiger mother whose social expectations, controlling behaviours and emotional distance result in deeply-felt angst.
These portraits are the only ones in which she wears real clothes, and the collar of the blue striped shirt at the bottom of the page only serves to make these images more disturbing, forcing viewers to acknowledge that they are photographs, rather than abstract paintings, and thereby denying them emotional distance from the work.
Blaming moms for autism is nothing new In the mid-20th century, the concept of the "refrigerator mother" held that mothers' "coldness" and emotional distance caused their children's autism.
Just as women often have been held to unrealistic ideals based on physical appearance, men also have been judged against unattainable standards of strength and emotional distance, which eventually may erupt in psychological abuse, even violence.
Yet later in the interview, Joy demonstrated the subtlety of changes to her old friendships as a result of the passing of time and the consequences of emotional distance that showed that her feelings were more complex than it first appeared.