of or relating to empathy
- empathically or empathetically, adverb
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How to use empathic in a sentence
It’s more of an empathic feeling that can nurture a different way of thinking — especially in a theater, when you have 300 people of all different ideologies, sharing an empathic moment.An innovative Georgetown lab looks to theater to quell political fires | Peter Marks | February 12, 2021 | Washington Post
If scientists can home in on the neurochemicals that foster empathic processes, Panksepp says, they may be able to design drugs to treat conditions, such as psychopathy or social personality disorders, that cause empathy to go awry.Mice may ‘catch’ each other’s pain — and pain relief | Carolyn Wilke | January 12, 2021 | Science News
For those that go empathic, using platitudes like “we’re here for you” without a charitable element could lead to backlash.‘Impossible to say’: Marketers struggle with logistics and divining what Super Bowl ad themes will click with consumers | Kristina Monllos | December 8, 2020 | Digiday
What students do need to understand is that most people are in fact quite empathic.5 Psychology Terms You’re Probably Misusing (Ep. 334 Rebroadcast) | Stephen J. Dubner | January 9, 2020 | Freakonomics
The writing is, at turns, poignant, lively, empathic, and full of wit.
I think there has to be an empathic strike between the reader and the protagonist.
But the desire to nurture is born from blinding selfishness and little or no empathic capacity.Convicted Baby-Snatcher Ann Pettway Was Blinded by Selfishness, Doctors Say | Lizzie Crocker | August 1, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
That's right—Assange turns out to be an empathic and talented listener, at least when he's hosting a TV show.
It is an empathic style that earned Blume the devotion of Generation X just as those kids came of age and began craving a guide.
In the empathic paradigm, the subjectivity of the other is "assumed to be as whole and valid as that of the caregiver" (p. 68).Nursing as Caring | Anne Boykin
Gadow's contrasting paradigms, empathic and philanthropic, are relevant to this understanding.Nursing as Caring | Anne Boykin
But he did feel the wave of emotion that welled from her, impinging directly on his empathic sense.Sense of Obligation | Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
And the mountain in question, seen from one double its height, will suggest the empathic activity of spreading itself out.The Beautiful | Vernon Lee
Had a virtually complete case of empathic paralysis when he came to us.Final Weapon | Everett B. Cole