Definition of Empathic

1. Adjective. Showing empathy or ready comprehension of others' states. "A sensitive and empathetic school counselor"

Exact synonyms: Empathetic
Similar to: Sympathetic
Derivative terms: Empathy



Definition of Empathic

1. Adjective. Showing or expressing empathy. ¹

2. Adjective. (science fiction) Of, pertaining to, or being an empath: of or having the capability of sensing the emotions of others. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Empathic

1. empathy [adj] - See also: empathy

Medical Definition of Empathic

1. Relating to or marked by empathy. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Empathic

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Literary usage of Empathic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1920)
"There were a number of reports of an empathic difference: the circle was ... These empathic data reduced, so far as the O's could tell, to imagery of ..."

2. The æsthetic Attitude by Herbert Sidney Langfeld (1920)
"FORCE AND MOVEMENT IN order to explain more fully how our empathic reaction is responsible for what is termed style, mode, and feeling in art, ..."

3. I Love You Madly! Workbook: Insight Enhancement About Healthy and Disturbed ...by Robert Gordon by Robert Gordon (2007)
"If you have an emotional insight, you will remember that empathic failures are ... However, empathic failures are not dangerous—they are only disappointing. ..."

4. The Kingdom of Evils: Psychiatric Social Work Presented in One Hundred Case by Elmer Ernest Southard, Mary Cromwell Jarrett (1922)
"Sullivan was a very amiable sort of man with what may be termed a rather high empathic index.1 The technique of this social care consisted in utilizing the ..."

5. A Beginner's Psychology by Edward Bradford Titchener (1915)
"This tendency to feel oneself into a situation is called empathy, — on the analogy of sympathy, which is feeling together with another; and empathic ideas ..."

6. Treatment for Stimulant Use Disorders edited by Richard A. Rawson, Rose M. Urban (2000)
"Convey empathic Concern A review of treatment research noted that evidence of ... Counselors should be warm, friendly, engaging, empathic, straightforward, ..."

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