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Princeton's WordNet

  1. empathic, empathetic(adj)

    showing empathy or ready comprehension of others' states

    "a sensitive and empathetic school counselor"

Wiktionary

  1. empathetic(Adjective)

    Showing empathy for others, and recognizing their feelings etc; empathic

Editors Contribution

  1. empathetic

    The ability and quality of showing empathy.

    They were very empathetic to each other and united to change easily what causes the current perception.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 25, 2020  

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How to say empathetic in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of empathetic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of empathetic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of empathetic in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    If the wise word of a sane person could alone change ever the people to be empathetic to one another, then since immemorial years back everyone in their generation would have seen a different world altogether.

  2. Katherine Foss:

    There is a lot of information on Anita Hill upbringing. Even on Fox News, they had a story where someone said, I understand why Anita Hill didn't come forward sooner, this is not something you saw with Anita Hill. That kind of empathetic view is a big difference between what we saw in the'90s versus now.

  3. Lori Day:

    The shaming and the anger and the 'you're dumb' kind of stuff that people are doing isn't working, i think it is making people dig in more and it seems to me what has to happen is a different type of dialogue that is a little bit more empathetic and more listening and more saying, 'I understand how you feel and that this is scary.'.

  4. Nicole Kidman:

    It melts my heart … they are generous and they are empathetic. I love that about them. They went to see ‘ Beauty and the Beast, ’ and they had tears rolling down their faces because they care about the beast, they have those kind eyes. When you talk about beauty, I always look deep into people’s eyes. That’s where you see the real person.

  5. Joe Biden:

    We've seen the struggle, and we know that most American families are dealing with some sort of struggle like we are, and I think they can relate to us, you know, as parents who are hopeful and are supportive of our son, and we will continue to be supportive. And I think that makes us more empathetic about helping other Americans.

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