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sympathetic

adjective

1 sympathetic

Of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system.

Roget 888: friendly; amicable, amical; well-affected, unhostile, neighborly, brotherly, fraternal, sympathetic, harmonious, hearty, cordial, warm-hearted.    friends with, ... show more

Roget 897: loving etc. v.; fond of; taken with, struck with; smitten, bitten; attached to, wedded to; enamored; charmed etc. v.; ... show more

Roget 914: pitying etc. v.; pitiful, compassionate, sympathetic, touched.    merciful, clement, ruthful; humane; humanitarian etc. ... show more



2 sympathetic

Expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward.

3 sympathetic

Showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity:
— Sympathetic words.

synonyms: benevolent, charitable, good-hearted, kindly, large-hearted, openhearted.

Roget 906: benevolent; kind, kindly; well-meaning; amiable; obliging, accommodating, indulgent, gracious, complacent, good-humored.    warm-hearted, kind-hearted, tender-hearted, ... show more

Polish: wielkoduszny, wspaniałomyślny, łaskawy

4 sympathetic

of characters in literature or drama Evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings:
— The sympathetic characters in the play.

synonyms: appealing, likable, likeable.

5 sympathetic

Having similar disposition and tastes.

6 sympathetic

Relating to vibrations that occur as a result of vibrations in a nearby body:
— Sympathetic vibration.

synonym: harmonic.


Moby thesaurus: Christian, Christlike, Christly, accordant, adductive, affectionate, affinitive, agreeable, agreeing, akin, allergic, alluring, amenable, amicable, anaphylactic, appertaining, associative, assuring, at one, attracting ... show more.

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