Simple Definition of sympathize
: to feel sorry for someone who is in a bad situation : to feel sympathy for someone because you understand that person's problems
: to feel or show support for or approval of something
Full Definition of sympathize
Examples of sympathize in a sentence
I sympathize but how can I help?
First Known Use of sympathize
SYMPATHIZE Defined for Kids
Definition of sympathize for Students
1 : to feel or show pity or care and understanding for <We sympathize with the family in its sorrow.>
2 : to be in favor of something <… no one sympathized with him in his little attempts to discover a quiet place for the seals. — Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book>
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