Adjective Definition


1.Definition: (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings

"The sympathetic characters in the play"

Related Adjective(s):appealing, likable, likeable

2.Definition: expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward

"Sympathetic to the students' cause", "A sympathetic observer", "A sympathetic gesture"

3.Definition: having similar disposition and tastes

"With their many similar tastes, he found her a most sympathetic companion"

4.Definition: of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system

"Sympathetic neurons", "Sympathetic stimulation"

5.Definition: relating to vibrations that occur as a result of vibrations in a nearby body

"Sympathetic vibration"

Related Adjective(s):harmonic

6.Definition: showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity

"Sympathetic words"

Related Adjective(s):benevolent, charitable, kindly, openhearted

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