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sympathetic contact

noun, Sociology.
behavior toward an individual based on the individual's personal makeup rather than on his or her group membership. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • With this movement of opinion Robert had very soon found himself in close and sympathetic contact.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • The calling is the point of sympathetic contact with God where their purposes become the same.

    Quiet Talks on Prayer S. D. (Samuel Dickey) Gordon
  • He animates and electrifies each musician, and always remains in sympathetic contact with the whole instrumental body.

  • The highest working qualities are best trained by active and sympathetic contact with others in the affairs of daily life.

    Character Samuel Smiles

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