Synonyms for sympathetic

Synonyms for (adj) sympathetic

Synonyms: harmonic, sympathetic

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

Usage: sympathetic vibration

Similar words: harmonious

Definition: musically pleasing

Synonyms: benevolent, kindly, large-hearted, openhearted, charitable, good-hearted, sympathetic

Definition: showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity

Usage: was charitable in his opinions of others; kindly criticism; a kindly act; sympathetic words; a large-hearted mentor

Similar words: kind

Definition: having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior

Usage: kind to sick patients; a kind master; kind words showing understanding and sympathy; thanked her for her kind letter

Synonyms: sympathetic

Definition: having similar disposition and tastes

Usage: with their many similar tastes, he found her a most sympathetic companion

Similar words: similar

Definition: marked by correspondence or resemblance

Usage: similar food at similar prices; problems similar to mine; they wore similar coats

Synonyms: sympathetic

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

Usage: sympathetic to the students' cause; a sympathetic observer; a sympathetic gesture

Similar words: commiserative

Definition: feeling or expressing sympathy

Usage: made commiserative clicking sounds with his tongue- Kenneth Roberts

Similar words: condolent

Definition: expressing sympathy with a person who experienced the death of a loved one

Similar words: empathetic, empathic

Definition: showing empathy or ready comprehension of others' states

Usage: a sensitive and empathetic school counselor

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