Empathy in a Sentence


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Empathy - Definition


to understand and share the feelings of another

Use Empathy in a sentence



Because her parents immigrated to the United States to give her a better life, Maria has empathy for illegal aliens.


Bart has a hard time forming healthy relationships because he lacks empathy for others.


As an expression of her empathy, Pat will often apologize even when she has done nothing wrong.


When questioned about his acts, the killer showed no empathy for his victims or their grieving families.


Because Ginger has a strong sense of empathy, she will be a very effective marriage counselor.



As a parent, I can only feel a great deal of empathy for mothers who lose their children under tragic circumstances.


My boss felt no empathy for our team when we failed to meet our project deadline.


Because Tiffany believes the world revolves around her, she is incapable of feeling empathy for other people.


Since he is a cancer survivor himself, my doctor was able to show me a great deal of empathy during my chemotherapy treatments.


The author invites us to feel empathy with the tragic characters in his novel.


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Empathy synonyms


understanding, compassion, condolence, sympathy




Empathy antonyms


callous, heartless, obdurate, cold-hearted, apathy