Origin of empathy
Examples from the Web for empathy
You write a lot about celebrities and with a lot of empathy.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Men's Rights Activist "I have a lot of empathy for men, and the pressures that they go through."The Beyoncé Manifesto: Quotes on Nihilism and Feminism|Amy Zimmerman|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The book thus has an attractive double “empathy,” a word that appears in all four parts.Richard Ford’s Artful Survivalist Guide: The Return of Frank Bascombe|Tom LeClair|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Presumably, those who share the campaign are doing so with empathy in mind, though they may lack the funds to contribute more.Only in the Age of Crowdfunding: $40K Potato Salad|April Siese|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It has a lot to do with empathy and prejudice—the potential to avoid an escalating conflict through the ability to be empathetic.
That initial greeting with its disarming undertones of empathy and innocence had accomplished its purpose.Assassin|Jesse Franklin Bone
They will ask questions for more information, express sympathy or empathy, and begin to offer suggestions.When You Don't Know Where to Turn|Steven J. Bartlett
But although nowhere so fostered as in the contemplation of shapes, Empathy exists or tends to exist throughout our mental life.The Beautiful|Vernon Lee
Perhaps the fascination of fire is empathy of a similar sort; for fire is power.Psychology|Robert S. Woodworth
But I won the Twenties too, remember, also without knowing a thing about empathy at the time.Planet of the Damned|Harry Harrison
British Dictionary definitions for empathy
Derived Formsempathist, noun
Word Origin for empathy
Medicine definitions for empathy
Related formsem′pa•thet′ic (-thĕt′ĭk) null adj.
Culture definitions for empathy
Identifying oneself completely with an object or person, sometimes even to the point of responding physically, as when, watching a baseball player swing at a pitch, one feels one's own muscles flex.