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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

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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Future
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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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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