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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Showing ready comprehension of others' states.

Usage examples (38)
  • A sensitive and empathetic school counselor
  • The term empathetic appears to be the one commonly used in experimental psychology, social neuroscience, and cognitive science.
  • I think a lot of people know the word empathetic or empathy.
  • I hope that all minorities, women, and Americans who are truly interested in empathetic justice for all; see them clearly for who they are. for more
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