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sym·pa·thet·ic

 (sĭm′pə-thĕt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, expressing, feeling, or resulting from sympathy: a sympathetic glance.
2. Favorably inclined: not at all sympathetic to her proposal.
3. Agreeably suited to one's disposition or mood; congenial: sympathetic surroundings.
4. Of, relating to, or acting on the sympathetic nervous system: a sympathetic neuron; sympathetic stimulation.
5.
a. Relating to or being vibrations, especially musical tones, produced in one body by energy from a nearby vibrating body and having the same frequency as the vibration of the nearby body.
b. Emitting such vibrations: sympathetic strings.

[Greek sumpathētikos, from sumpatheia, sympathy; see sympathy.]

sym′pa·thet′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.sympathetically - with respect to the sympathetic nervous system; "the stimulus acted sympathetically"
2.sympathetically - in a sympathetic manner; "she listened to him sympathetically"
unsympathetically - without sympathy; in an unsympathetic manner; "the judge listened to the accused unsympathetically"

sympathetically

adverb feelingly, kindly, understandingly, warmly, with interest, with feeling, sensitively, with compassion, appreciatively, perceptively, responsively, warm-heartedly She nodded sympathetically.
Translations
تَعاطُفِيّا
soucitněsympaticky
együttérzõen
meî samúî
sočutno
sempatiyle

sympathetically

[ˌsɪmpəˈθetɪkəlɪ] ADV (= showing pity) → con compasión; (= with understanding) → con comprensión
she looked at me sympatheticallyme miró compasiva
the book has been sympathetically adapted for the screenel libro ha sido llevado a la pantalla con gran esmero

sympathetically

[ˌsɪmpəˈθɛtɪkəli] adv
(= compassionately) → avec compassion
(= approvingly) → avec bienveillance

sympathetically

adv (= showing pity)mitfühlend; (= with understanding)verständnisvoll; (= well-disposed)wohlwollend; to be sympathetically inclined toward(s) somebody/somethingjdm/einer Sache wohlwollend gegenüberstehen; to respond/vibrate sympathetically (Phys etc) → mitreagieren/-schwingen

sympathetically

[ˌsɪmpəˈθɛtɪklɪ] adv (see adj) → in modo compassionevole, con comprensione

sympathy

(ˈsimpəði) noun
1. a feeling of pity or sorrow for a person in trouble. When her husband died, she received many letters of sympathy.
2. the state or feeling of being in agreement with, or of being able to understand, the attitude or feelings of another person. I have no sympathy with such a stupid attitude; Are you in sympathy with the strikers?
ˌsympaˈthetic (-ˈθetik) adjective
(negative unsympathetic) showing or feeling sympathy. She was very sympathetic when I failed my exam; a sympathetic smile.
sympaˈthetically adverb
ˈsympathize, ˈsympathise verb
to show or feel sympathy to. I find it difficult to sympathize with him when he complains so much.
References in classic literature ?
Whether any of the relatives of the seamen whose names appeared there were now among the congregation, I knew not; but so many are the unrecorded accidents in the fishery, and so plainly did several women present wear the countenance if not the trappings of some unceasing grief, that I feel sure that here before me were assembled those, in whose unhealing hearts the sight of those bleak tablets sympathetically caused the old wounds to bleed afresh.
My fancy played with the various forms of fraud and violence, and I agreed with him sympathetically when he remarked that the authorities in the old country were so damned technical.
Thou art mistaken," said Zarathustra sympathetically, and held him fast; "thou art mistaken.
Ah, but you should read him sympathetically, and, best of all, at a time when you are feeling happy and contented and pleasantly disposed-- for instance, when you have a bonbon or two in your mouth.
I imagine what you have gone through," and she sympathetically turned up her eyes.
You'll know as soon as I do," answered Tip, smiling sympathetically into the pumpkin face.
Of course you may, if you like," she assented, glancing sympathetically at his stick.
Kitty with big, wide-open eyes gazed silently, sympathetically at Varenka.
Living in such intimacy as ours, no serious alteration could take place in any one of us which did not sympathetically affect the others.
Fatty pledged him sympathetically, and sympathetically drank out of his own small can.
Sympathetically set forth it would tap many strange, beautiful qualities in obscure men.
exclaimed Rebecca sympathetically,-- "mine was no shoes and too many babies and not enough books.