sympathetic
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˌsɪmpəˈθɛtɪk/
Adjective

sympathetic

  1. of, related to, showing, or characterized by sympathy
    John looked very upset. I gave him a sympathetic look.
    Antonyms: unsympathetic
  2. relating to similarity
    Sympathetic magic is based on imitation or correspondence.
  3. (physiology) relating to the sympathetic nervous system
    Sympathetic innervation involves epinephrine.
    Antonyms: parasympathetic
  4. relating to sounds induced by vibrations conveyed through a fluid from a body already in vibration
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