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fellow feeling

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noun

sympathetic feeling; sympathy: to have fellow feeling for the unfortunate.
a sense of joint interest: to act out of fellow feeling to support one's country.

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RELATED WORDS

agape, concern, empathy, identification, rapport, warmth, responsiveness, relating, vibes

Nearby words

felliniesque, fellmonger, felloe, fellow, fellow creature, fellow feeling, fellow servant, fellow traveler, fellow traveller, fellow-feeling, fellow-servant rule

Origin of fellow feeling

First recorded in 1605–15
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British Dictionary definitions for fellow feeling

fellow feeling


noun

mutual sympathy or friendship
an opinion held in common
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