fellow feeling


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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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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