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em·pa·thize

 (ĕm′pə-thīz′)
intr.v. em·pa·thized, em·pa·thiz·ing, em·pa·thiz·es
To feel or experience empathy: empathized with the striking miners.

em′pa·thiz′er n.

empathize

(ˈɛmpəˌθaɪz) or

empathise

vb
(intr) to engage in or feel empathy

em•pa•thize

(ˈɛm pəˌθaɪz)

v.i. -thized, -thiz•ing.
to experience empathy (often fol. by with): to empathize with another's grief.
[1920–25]

empathize


Past participle: empathized
Gerund: empathizing

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
I empathized
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Present Continuous
I am empathizing
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he/she/it is empathizing
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Present Perfect
I have empathized
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Past Continuous
I was empathizing
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Past Perfect
I had empathized
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Future
I will empathize
you will empathize
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Future Perfect
I will have empathized
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Future Continuous
I will be empathizing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been empathizing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been empathizing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been empathizing
you had been empathizing
he/she/it had been empathizing
we had been empathizing
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Conditional
I would empathize
you would empathize
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we would empathize
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Past Conditional
I would have empathized
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we would have empathized
you would have empathized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.empathize - be understanding ofempathize - be understanding of; "You don't need to explain--I understand!"

empathize

verb
empathize with identify with, understand, relate to, feel for, sympathize with, have a rapport with, feel at one with, be on the same wavelength as I empathize with anyone who has gone through that trauma.

empathize

verb
1. To understand or be sensitive to another's feelings or ideas:
2. To associate or affiliate oneself closely with a person or group:
Translations

empathize

[ˈempəθaɪz] VIidentificarse (with con)

empathize

[ˈɛmpəθaɪz] empathise (British) vise montrer compréhensif/ive
to empathize with sb → comprendre ce que ressent qn

empathize

visich hineinversetzen or einfühlen (→ with in +acc)

empathize

[ˈɛmpəˌθaɪz] visimpatizzare
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De Vignemont and Singer have discovered that feeling empathy for another is a complex, multi-level process where the empathizer is in an isomorphic state, elicited by the observation or imagination of another person's affective state, but where one is however aware that the other person is the source of one's own affective state (435).
An empathizer, say the authors, "enjoys solving others' problems; seeks to understand behaviors and motives; listens sympathetically.
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Bakhtin argues that ethical answerability involves not simply a moment of empathy, but also a moment of return--a moment in which the empathizer once again takes up her or his own point of view, enriched by the empathetic experience.
It is, rather, the indifference--blithe, heedless, smug, or solipsistic--to the fact and consequences of those failures, just as long as the empathizer is accruing compassion points that he and others will admire.
For example, the theory approach emphasizes the cognitive inferences involved in the process but fails to address the emotional state of the empathizer.
Tell them to your spouse, friends, clergy -- not to a politician who is far away, who doesn't know you and whose job description does not include Empathizer in Chief.
In fact, I want to demonstrate that engaging in empathy, particularly in circumstances in which there exists a power differential, often serves to create a false sense of connection in which the empathizer is thereby freed to foist convenient attributions upon the empathized.
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Yet in the same way that a systemizer must maintain an objective distance, an empathizer who establishes a strong attachment to another person will lose her emotional perception of other people's feelings.
2002), The role of action in empathy from the perspectives of the empathizer and the target, in "Current Research in Social Psychology", 8, 50-62.