sympathise


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sympathise


Past participle: sympathised
Gerund: sympathising

Imperative
sympathise
sympathise
Present
I sympathise
you sympathise
he/she/it sympathises
we sympathise
you sympathise
they sympathise
Preterite
I sympathised
you sympathised
he/she/it sympathised
we sympathised
you sympathised
they sympathised
Present Continuous
I am sympathising
you are sympathising
he/she/it is sympathising
we are sympathising
you are sympathising
they are sympathising
Present Perfect
I have sympathised
you have sympathised
he/she/it has sympathised
we have sympathised
you have sympathised
they have sympathised
Past Continuous
I was sympathising
you were sympathising
he/she/it was sympathising
we were sympathising
you were sympathising
they were sympathising
Past Perfect
I had sympathised
you had sympathised
he/she/it had sympathised
we had sympathised
you had sympathised
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Future
I will sympathise
you will sympathise
he/she/it will sympathise
we will sympathise
you will sympathise
they will sympathise
Future Perfect
I will have sympathised
you will have sympathised
he/she/it will have sympathised
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you will have sympathised
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Future Continuous
I will be sympathising
you will be sympathising
he/she/it will be sympathising
we will be sympathising
you will be sympathising
they will be sympathising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sympathising
you have been sympathising
he/she/it has been sympathising
we have been sympathising
you have been sympathising
they have been sympathising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sympathising
you will have been sympathising
he/she/it will have been sympathising
we will have been sympathising
you will have been sympathising
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sympathising
you had been sympathising
he/she/it had been sympathising
we had been sympathising
you had been sympathising
they had been sympathising
Conditional
I would sympathise
you would sympathise
he/she/it would sympathise
we would sympathise
you would sympathise
they would sympathise
Past Conditional
I would have sympathised
you would have sympathised
he/she/it would have sympathised
we would have sympathised
you would have sympathised
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sympathise - share the feelings of; understand the sentiments of
feel, experience - undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret"
2.sympathise - to feel or express sympathy or compassion
condole - express one's sympathetic grief, on the occasion of someone's death; "You must condole the widow"
3.sympathise - be understanding ofsympathise - be understanding of; "You don't need to explain--I understand!"
Translations
يَتَعاطَف

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 ?
Let them sympathise with me and sigh with me on account of my chilblains: "At the ice of knowledge will he yet FREEZE TO DEATH
Time, she knew, must be allowed for this being thoroughly done; and she could suppose herself but an indifferent judge of such matters in general, and very inadequate to sympathise in an attachment to Mr.
Do you think, if you can tell it to me, and I understand at once, that it would be more difficult to tell it to your own father, or that he would not be more ready to sympathise with you than I am?
Major Thomson," he said at last, "I have never heard of your before, and I am not prepared for a moment to say that I sympathise with your point of view.
if John Barleycorn could get such sway over me, a non-alcoholic, what must be the sufferings of the true alcoholic, battling against the organic demands of his chemistry while those closest to him sympathise little, understand less, and despise and deride him!
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The group also sympathise with wife of the president, Mrs Aisha Buhari, over the incident, praying God to strengthen her and as well grant Yusuf quick recovery.
WE must clearly sympathise with those members of the Labour Party who are prepared to put self interest first and foremost, rather than put the interest of the Labour Party and the country first, particularly the NuLab cadre.
their protest and sympathise with their plight, however if they want help from the UK then they could at least get our flag correct.
He said: "I understand and He said: "I understand and sympathise with those who want sympathise with those who want independence.