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adjective sympathetic pronunciation in British English /ˌsɪmpəˈθetɪk/

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  1. 1
    kind to someone who has a problem and willing to understand how they feel

    You're not being very sympathetic.

    Jill was a sympathetic listener.

  2. 2
    supporting a plan, action, or person
    sympathetic to/towards:

    Skokov was considered sympathetic to the nationalist cause.


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 sympathetic pronunciation in British English /ˌsɪmpəˈθetɪkli/  adverb

The committee would consider this type of request sympathetically.


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