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sympathy

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noun sym·pa·thy \ˈsim-pə-thē\

Medical Definition of sympathy

plural sym·pa·thies

  1. 1a:  an affinity, association, or relationship between persons or things wherein whatever affects one similarly affects the otherb:  mutual or parallel susceptibility or a condition brought about by it

  2. 2a:  the act or capacity of entering into or sharing the feelings or interests of anotherb:  the feeling or mental state brought about by such sensitivity





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