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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How to use fellow feeling in a sentence
You can’t do anything in public health without fellow feeling.Even the Pandemic Hasn’t Made Public-Health Icon Paul Farmer Lose Hope | Jamie Ducharme | December 3, 2020 | Time
Lady Margaret Cooper, having a fellow-feeling for an invalid, sat near the sick boy.Elster's Folly | Mrs. Henry Wood
Love in the family found its counterpart in fellow-feeling in the tribe, in patriotism in the nation.Man And His Ancestor | Charles Morris
To write with authority about another man, we must have fellow-feeling and some common ground of experience with our subject.The Pocket R.L.S. | Robert Louis Stevenson
Her companions' eyes were opened, for the instant a fellow-feeling smote them.A Houseful of Girls | Sarah Tytler
He was a treacherous man, and so could neither reasonably demand fidelity, nor have fellow feeling for honest misfortune.The Hearth-Stone | Samuel Osgood
British Dictionary definitions for fellow feeling
mutual sympathy or friendship
an opinion held in common
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