Definition of Empathize

1. Verb. Be understanding of. "You don't need to explain--I understand!"




Definition of Empathize

1. Verb. (intransitive) to feel empathy for another person ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Empathize

1. [v -THIZED, -THIZING, -THIZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Empathize

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Literary usage of Empathize

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1. Getting Off the Hook: Treatment of Drug Addiction and Social Disorders by Jurriaan Plesman (1986)
"It often happens that, because of lack of privacy, the counsellor cannot empathize spontaneously. But even this 'less than ideal situation' is better than ..."

2. Environmental Theology by Richard Cartwright Austin (1990)
"1 As we come to empathize with the natural life around us, our experiences ... I empathize with a load of steers even as we drive to the slaughterhouse. ..."

3. Developing a Law Enforcement Stress Program for Officers and Their Families by Peter Finn, Julie E. Tomz (1998)
"According to Nancy Bohl, "No one can empathize with officers undergoing these two crises unless they have experienced them themselves. ..."

4. The Kabbalah Experience: The Definitive Q & A Guide to Authentic Kabbalah by Michael Rav Laitman (2005)
"If we have gone through an ordeal, we can empathize with a person who has ... A person who has not gone through similar experiences cannot empathize with ..."

5. The Globalist Papers by Samuel C. Avery (2005)
"Robert McNamara, secretary of defense under presidents Kennedy and Johnson, said that we should empathize with the enemy. empathize, not sympathize — not ..."

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