verb (used without object), em·pa·thized, em·pa·thiz·ing.
to experience empathy (often followed by with): His ability to empathize with people made him an excellent marriage counselor.
Also especially British, em·pa·thise.
Origin of empathize
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Davis also makes his friend Jean (Carey Mulligan) pregnant: she is both furious with him, but also empathizes with him.Why No Oscar Love For 'Inside Llewyn Davis'?
January 20, 2014
(intr) to engage in or feel empathy
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To feel empathy in relation to another person.
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