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|part of speech:
||a feeling of caring for a person who is sad.
I thanked my friends for their expressions of sympathy after my mother died.
- similar words:
||an agreement of emotion between people.
I have no sympathy for people who refuse to help themselves.
||bond, consideration, feeling
The word sympathy
contains the following parts:
that means with, together with
More about this word part:
The prefix sym-
occurs in Greek loanwords and hence attaches to Greek bases. It is an assimilated form of syn-
used before roots beginning with b, p, and m, such as "bio, bi, -be", "path, patho, -pathic, -pathy", and "metr, -meter, -metry". See syn-
and its other assimilated forms syl-
path, patho, -pathic, -pathy
that means suffer, feel; disease