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We found 34 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word sympathetic:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. sympathetic: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. sympathetic: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. sympathetic: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. sympathetic: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. sympathetic: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. sympathetic: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Sympathetic, sympathetic: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. sympathetic: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. sympathetic: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. sympathetic: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. sympathetic: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. sympathetic: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. sympathetic: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. sympathetic: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. sympathetic: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Sympathetic: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Sympathetic: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. sympathetic: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. sympathetic: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. sympathetic: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. sympathetic: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. sympathetic: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. sympathetic: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. sympathetic: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. sympathetic: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. sympathetic: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  27. sympathetic: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sympathetic: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sympathetic: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. sympathetic: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. sympathetic: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. Sympathetic: Excessive Sweating [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (sympathetic)

adjective:  expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward ("Sympathetic to the students' cause")
adjective:  (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings ("The sympathetic characters in the play")
adjective:  of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system ("Sympathetic neurons")
adjective:  having similar disposition and tastes ("With their many similar tastes, he found her a most sympathetic companion")
adjective:  relating to vibrations that occur as a result of vibrations in a nearby body ("Sympathetic vibration")
adjective:  showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity ("Sympathetic words")

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Phrases that include sympathetic:   sympathetic vibration, sympathetic nerve, sympathetic magic, sympathetic imbalance, sympathetic uveitis, more...

Words similar to sympathetic:   appealing, charitable, compatible, harmonic, kindly, likable, likeable, sympathetically, softhearted, more...

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