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Synonyms for sympathy

Synonyms for sympathy

a very close understanding between persons


sympathetic, sad concern for someone in misfortune

Synonyms for sympathy

an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion

sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)

a relation of affinity or harmony between people

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But it must be remembered that while sympathy with joy intensifies the sum of joy in the world, sympathy with pain does not really diminish the amount of pain.
After a few first sentences of sympathy and condolence, the writer announced his arrival at Mr.
They probably embodied the traditionary peculiarities of their whole line of progenitors, derived through an unbroken succession of eggs; or else this individual Chanticleer and his two wives had grown to be humorists, and a little crack-brained withal, on account of their solitary way of life, and out of sympathy for Hepzibah, their lady-patroness.
Indeed, what with the pleasant summer evening, and the sympathy of this little circle of not unkindly souls, it was perhaps natural that a character so susceptible as Clifford's should become animated, and show itself readily responsive to what was said around him.
The study investigated the impact of user-generated information based crisis response strategy, user-generated sympathy based crisis response strategy, organizational information based crisis response strategy, and organizational sympathy based crisis response strategy on organizational reputation and secondary crisis communication.
The seven-chapter monograph, bookended by an expansive introduction and cogent coda, provides an erudite revisionist account of the history of sympathy from the classical period through the nineteenth century, with a focus on the reconceptualization of sympathy in the early modern period.
Heartfelt sympathy to our Pat, Abigail and Gregory on their sad loss.
The Romantic Crowd: Sympathy, Controversy and Print Culture.
Kirsty Martin's Modernism and the Rhythms of Sympathy presents an intently focused study of her titular themes as they play out in the works of Vernon Lee, Virginia Woolf, and D.
Mary Fairclough, The Romantic Crowd: Sympathy, Controversy and Print Culture, Cambridge University Press, 2013, pp.
Manama: June 17 -- (BNA)-- His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa dispatched a cable of condolences and sympathy to his brother His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jabir Al-Sabah the Amir of the sisterly State of Kuwait on the demise of the late Sheikha Jawahir Fahd Al-Malik Al-Sabah.
On behalf of HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, HE Sheikh Jon bin Hamad al-Thani has conveyed condolences and sympathy to Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister of Saudi Arabia, on the death of Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz al-Saud.
The Italian fears he will have little sympathy for the punishing schedule his team face over the next two months because he has such an expensive squad.
WOODIER Maureen Heartfelt sympathy to the Woodier Family.
THERE should be no public sympathy for gunman Raoul Moat, Prime Minister David Cameron said, describing him as a "callous murderer".