sympathize with

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Related to sympathize with: sympathise
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sympathize with - share the suffering of
grieve, sorrow - feel grief
commiserate, sympathise, sympathize - to feel or express sympathy or compassion
care - feel concern or interest; "I really care about my work"; "I don't care"
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[We entirely sympathize with Professor Mathen's views, but till the Board sees fit to further regulate the Southern areas in which scientific experiments may be conducted, we shall always be exposed to the risk which our correspondent describes.
We sympathize with your position, but the night of the 14th was stormy and confused, and--you may have to anchor on a stranger's chimney yourself some night.
But I found it hard to sympathize with the course which she had pursued, in permitting Mr.
"I can sympathize with everything except suffering," said Lord Henry, shrugging his shoulders.
His pleasure in music, though it amounted not to that ecstatic delight which alone could sympathize with her own, was estimable when contrasted against the horrible insensibility of the others; and she was reasonable enough to allow that a man of five and thirty might well have outlived all acuteness of feeling and every exquisite power of enjoyment.
"I sincerely sympathize with the victims, you and the people of Sri Lanka after the terrorist attacks in Catholic churches and hotels in your country.
A large number of political leaders, notables of the area, relatives and family friends continued visiting the residence of Rahat Masood Qadoosi to sympathize with him on this irreparable loss.
Data released in January from the Pew Research Center found that, while overall Americans remain more likely to sympathize with Israel than the Palestinians, the partisan divide on this issue "is now wider than at any point since 1978." Pew found that, since 2001, the percentage of Republicans who sympathize more with Israel has risen significantly, while the percentage of Democrats who say the same has declined.
'Like all well-meaning Nigerians, PANDEF wishes to use this opportunity to sympathize with President Buhari and his entire family, including the First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari over the unfortunate incident.
'We sympathize with you, hoping that the perpetrators are identified and punished,' he said.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Overall percentage of US citizens who sympathize with Palestinians more than Israelis has gone up slightly, the Pew Research Center reported.