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n. pl. em·paths
One who is highly sensitive to the feelings of others and has a high capacity for empathy: "He was also something of an empath, intuitively alert, it would seem, to what was going on behind those faces" (Roberta Smith).

[Back-formation from empathy (on the model of telepath).]
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Gray was found saying in the interview that her strength is being an empath, as shown in an Instagram video uploaded a day ago by missSphilippines (@misssphilippines), an fan account of the Binibining Pilipinas.
In the "Road to the Crown" interview, former Miss World-Philippines Catriona said, "My strength is that I'm an empath.
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Beyond Verbal previously released two free consumer-facing apps, Moodie and Empath, and one for clinicians called Beyond Clinic.
But the highlight of the episode centers on the Eternity Forge, which leads Peter Quill/Star-Lord and Gamora to find quite an interesting character: Mantis, the empath you may remember from the second "Guardians of the Galaxy" movie.
And Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 gives Gamora a fantastic, angry, traumatised sister who wants to murder her abusive father (I'm down with that) and an antennaed empath character, aka "bug lady", who's played for laughs - but the story is still really about Chris Pratt's Star-Lord and his Freudian struggles with his father.
Described by the University President as "the universal lifer, the universal giver," Samia was described by her colleagues both at AUB and AUBMC as someone who always strives to serve her community to her utmost abilities, and an altruist and empath who has always helped leaders and students with equal dedication, persistence, and enthusiasm.
How do you get somebody who thinks they're in law enforcement to figure out you need to be more of an empath, more of a social worker, a friend, and a mentor?
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has collaborated with TMJ to conduct research that confirms Smartmedical's smart call center system, equips vocal emotion recognition technology Empath and has improved the conversion rate for outbound telemarketing, the company said.
A time-traveling empath, he uses story to call us to look beyond ourselves to what can root us and give our lives meaning in a world that can seem crushingly cold and cruel.