- Sympathy for another's situation, feelings, and motives. An imaginative projection of one's own feelings to an object or event.
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empathy — ► NOUN ▪ the ability to empathize. DERIVATIVES empathetic adjective empathic adjective. ORIGIN Greek empatheia, from pathos feeling … English terms dictionary