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The film describes, with considerable sympathy, the problems faced by economic migrants.
It's his own fault, so he'll get no sympathy from me.
We all have great sympathy for the victims of the flood.
Do you have any sympathy with his point of view?
Darwin himself had little sympathy for these ideas.
The school should be entirely in sympathy with these aims.
This is the British English definition of sympathy. View American English definition of sympathy.
the gear that you use for driving a vehicle very slowly
to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …add a word
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