Empathetic meaning

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Showing empathy for others, and recognizing their feelings etc; empathic.
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The definition of empathetic is having the ability to understand someone else's feelings or emotions.

An example of empathetic is someone who understands what it is like to lose someone and who feels sympathy and understanding for a friend who just suffered a death in their family.

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Empathic.
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Of or characterized by empathy.
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Origin of empathetic

  • Derived from empathic, with an -et added before the suffix to sound more similar to sympathetic
    From Wiktionary