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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.
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empathize

(ˈɛmpəˌθaɪz) or

empathise

vb
(intr) to engage in or feel empathy
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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]
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empathize


Past participle: empathized
Gerund: empathizing

Imperative
empathize
empathize
Present
I empathize
you empathize
he/she/it empathizes
we empathize
you empathize
they empathize
Preterite
I empathized
you empathized
he/she/it empathized
we empathized
you empathized
they empathized
Present Continuous
I am empathizing
you are empathizing
he/she/it is empathizing
we are empathizing
you are empathizing
they are empathizing
Present Perfect
I have empathized
you have empathized
he/she/it has empathized
we have empathized
you have empathized
they have empathized
Past Continuous
I was empathizing
you were empathizing
he/she/it was empathizing
we were empathizing
you were empathizing
they were empathizing
Past Perfect
I had empathized
you had empathized
he/she/it had empathized
we had empathized
you had empathized
they had empathized
Future
I will empathize
you will empathize
he/she/it will empathize
we will empathize
you will empathize
they will empathize
Future Perfect
I will have empathized
you will have empathized
he/she/it will have empathized
we will have empathized
you will have empathized
they will have empathized
Future Continuous
I will be empathizing
you will be empathizing
he/she/it will be empathizing
we will be empathizing
you will be empathizing
they will be empathizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been empathizing
you have been empathizing
he/she/it has been empathizing
we have been empathizing
you have been empathizing
they have been empathizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been empathizing
you will have been empathizing
he/she/it will have been empathizing
we will have been empathizing
you will have been empathizing
they will have been empathizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been empathizing
you had been empathizing
he/she/it had been empathizing
we had been empathizing
you had been empathizing
they had been empathizing
Conditional
I would empathize
you would empathize
he/she/it would empathize
we would empathize
you would empathize
they would empathize
Past Conditional
I would have empathized
you would have empathized
he/she/it would have empathized
we would have empathized
you would have empathized
they 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!"
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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.
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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:
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Translations

empathize

[ˈempəθaɪz] VIidentificarse (with con)
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empathize

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

visich hineinversetzen or einfühlen (→ with in +acc)
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empathize

[ˈɛmpəˌθaɪz] visimpatizzare
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In his cable the Prime Minister said that he learnt the news about terrorist attacks in Mumbai that took away so many human deaths with a deep pain and indignation."Kyrgyzstan condemns this cruel act of terrorism against civilian population and empathizes with family members of those who died and wishes soonest recovery to all injured," Prime Minister Chudinov said.The Prime Minister extended deep condolences and support to all people of India.
Business English is the core course for ESP (English for Specific Purposes) programs which empathizes the effectiveness and pragmatism.
Other common threads running through the essays are Pearce's fondness for distributism (which he rather glibly equates with Leo XIII's idea of subsidiarity); his abhorrence for communism and fascism (though he empathizes with those who tended toward the latter out of hatred for the former); his distaste for postmodernism; and the drama of his own personal conversion to Catholicism (the seeds of which were planted by his reading of Chesterton's The Outline of Sanity).