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EMPATHETIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does empathetic mean? 

EMPATHETIC (adjective)
  The adjective EMPATHETIC has 1 sense:

1. showing empathy or ready comprehension of others' states

  Familiarity information: EMPATHETIC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EMPATHETIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Showing empathy or ready comprehension of others' states

Synonyms:

empathetic; empathic

Context example:

a sensitive and empathetic school counselor

Similar:

sympathetic (expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward)


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