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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)

Sense 1empathetic [BACK TO TOP]


Showing empathy or ready comprehension of others' states


empathetic; empathic

Context example:

a sensitive and empathetic school counselor


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

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