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symmetrical having a form, structure, effect, or parts such that there is an equal and corresponding distribution on each side of a central line or position; having symmetry.
symmetry a state in which parts on opposite sides of a plane, line, or point display the same size, form, or arrangement. [2 definitions]
sympathetic feeling, showing, or resulting from sympathy or understanding. [5 definitions]
sympathize to feel or express compassion or tenderness for another, esp. one suffering sorrow or difficulty; give condolences to (often fol. by "with"). [3 definitions]
sympathy kind understanding and concern felt for others because they are having difficulty, suffering, or are experiencing sadness, grief, anger, or the like. [6 definitions]
sympathy strike a strike by a group of workers to show support for or agreement with another body of workers who are striking.
sympatico variant of simpatico.
symphonic of or pertaining to a musical symphony, or to a symphony orchestra. [2 definitions]
symphonic poem a composition for a symphony orchestra, usu. in one movement, that is evocative of a story, idea, scene in nature, or other nonmusical theme.
symphony a musical composition for orchestra, usu. having three or four movements and similar in form to a sonata. [4 definitions]
symphony orchestra a large group of instrumentalists, including string, woodwind, brass, and percussion sections, that performs symphonic compositions.
symphysis the fusing or growing together of bones such that an abnormal union is formed. [2 definitions]
symposiast one who takes part in a symposium.
symposium a conference or meeting on a single topic, usu. involving several speakers. [3 definitions]
symptom an indication or sign of something. [2 definitions]
symptomatic showing the symptoms of a disease. [2 definitions]
symptomatology the field of medical science having to do with symptoms of disease. [2 definitions]
symptomless combined form of symptom.
syn. abbreviation of "synonym," a word having the same or nearly the same meaning as another word of the same language. [2 definitions]
syn- together; same.
synaesthesia variant of synesthesia.