Medical Dictionary


noun sym·pa·thy \ˈsim-pə-thē\
plural sym·pa·thies

Medical Definition of SYMPATHY

a :  an affinity, association, or relationship between persons or things wherein whatever affects one similarly affects the other b :  mutual or parallel susceptibility or a condition brought about by it
a :  the act or capacity of entering into or sharing the feelings or interests of another b :  the feeling or mental state brought about by such sensitivity


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