Adjective "empathetic" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Showing an ability to understand and share the feelings of another.
  1. 'I have been touched by the empathetic response to my bad luck'
  2. 'Antoine's immaturity is laid bare, but in a surprisingly nuanced and empathetic manner.'
  3. 'The trouble with being a fairly empathetic person is that makes it hard to say no to anyone in pain.'
  4. 'But they could not be empathetic, they just couldn't understand because it had not happened to them.'
  5. 'He launched into a sensitive, empathetic account of Mekas's early life and his exile from Lithuania.'
  6. 'I changed hospitals as part of my rotation and worked with an unusually empathetic consultant.'


1. of, relating to, or characterized by empathy, the psychological identification with the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of others: a sensitive, empathetic school counselor.

More examples(as adjective)

"understandings can be empathetic."

"works can be empathetic."

"solverses can be empathetic."

"silences can be empathetic."

"responses can be empathetic."

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