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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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Origin of fellow feeling

First recorded in 1605–15
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fellow feeling

noun
mutual sympathy or friendship
an opinion held in common
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