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Engelsk navneord: sympathy

1. sympathy (om erkendelse) an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis sympathies were always with the underdog.
I knew I could count on his understanding.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)understanding


Mindre specifikke termerdisposition, inclination, tendency

2. sympathy (om fornemmelse) sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fellow feeling


Mindre specifikke termerfeeling


Mere specifikke termercommiseration, compassion, compassionateness, compatibility, concern, empathy, kind-heartedness, kindheartedness, pathos, pity, ruth

3. sympathy a relation of affinity or harmony between people; whatever affects one correspondingly affects the other


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe two of them were in close sympathy.


Mindre specifikke termeraffinity, kinship


Mere specifikke termermutual affection, mutual understanding









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