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Noun1.sympathiser - commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
communicator - a person who communicates with others
Job's comforter - someone whose comfort is actually discouraging
2.sympathiser - someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
bleeding heart - someone who is excessively sympathetic toward those who claim to be exploited or underprivileged
fellow traveler, fellow traveller - a communist sympathizer (but not a member of the Communist Party)
admirer, booster, protagonist, supporter, champion, friend - a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
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Weston, who seemed to have walked there on purpose to be tired, and sit all the time with him, remained, when all the others were invited or persuaded out, his patient listener and sympathiser.
said Harvey, who thought he had found a sympathiser.
A MAN suspected of being a dangerous Nazi sympathiser during WWII was dismissed by government doctors as eccentric, medical reports released by the National Archives reveal.
By trying to portray her as a Le Pen sympathiser, the SNP leadership is hoping party members will not put her top of the list in the Lothians for the next Scottish elections but will favour the talented and loyal Kevin Pringle instead.
Kuwait regarded Arafat as Baghdad's strongest sympathiser after the Iraqi invasion of August 1990 and has demanded that he offer a public apology for his stance, something he has refused to do).
THERE seems a sense of unease in the ranks of Bengaluru police with each passing day as time is running out to file the chargesheet against IS sympathiser Mehdi Masroor Biswas, who was arrested from the city in December last year.
He (Edward) did have a meeting with Hitler but so did a lot of heads of states, and that didn't make them a Nazi sympathiser
Ian Paisley Jnr is wrong to think that Brady is a terrorist sympathiser, and that's plain for anyone with half a head to see.
Tintin's creator Herge was accused of being a Nazi sympathiser - and some of the character's adventures were branded racist and anti-semitic.
However, another Sangh sympathiser said it was not the RSS' style to alert the cadre about impending change in the leadership and if it is being done, then something is fishy.
In the US, where the star lived for 42 years until 1952, he was reviled as a communist sympathiser and for a series of ``other grave moral charges'', government documents released under the 30year rule said.
A NAZI sympathiser who is bankrolling Austria and Switzerland's Euro 2008 bid has claimed his country will outstrip all others in the battle to host the event.