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empathy

em·pa·thy

empathy

 
pronunciation:
em p thi
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: identification with or sharing of another's feelings, situation, or attitudes.
The play didn't interest him as he could not feel empathy with characters having such great wealth and high social status.
definition 2: the attribution of one's personal feelings or attitudes to an external object.
derivations: empathetic (adj.), empathic (adj.), empathically (adv.)
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The word empathy contains the following part:
path, patho, -pathic, -pathy Greek root that means suffer, feel; disease