Definition of sympathy:
- The influence of a certain psychological state in one person in producing a like state in another.
- The reciprocal influence exercised by organs or parts on one another, as shown in the effects of a diseased condition of one part on another part or organ, as in the vomiting produced by a tumor of the brain.
fellow feeling, philanthropy, kind-heartedness, agreement, charity, kindness, benevolence, humanity, discernment, kindliness, savvy, good-will, aid, reason, apprehension, liberality, generosity, munificence, almsgiving, encouragement, consolation, unselfishness, understanding, intellect, benignity, beneficence, bounty, cheer.
- connection (part of speech: noun)
- condolence (part of speech: noun)
- emotion (part of speech: noun)
- feeling (part of speech: noun)
- pity (part of speech: noun)
- "Dusty Star", Olaf Baker.
- "Joe Wilson and His Mates", Henry Lawson.
- "Macleod of Dare", William Black.