simpatico

[ sim-pah-ti-koh, -pat-i- ]
/ sɪmˈpɑ tɪˌkoʊ, -ˈpæt ɪ- /

adjective

congenial or like-minded; likable: I find our new neighbor simpatico in every respect.

Origin of simpatico

1860–65; < Italian: literally, sympathetic, equivalent to simpat(ia) sympathy + -ico -ic. Compare Spanish simpático, French sympathique, German sympatisch
Can be confusedempathetic sympathetic simpatico
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simpatico

/ (sɪmˈpɑːtɪˌkəʊ, -ˈpæt-) /

adjective informal

pleasant or congenial
of similar mind or temperament; compatible

Word Origin for simpatico

Italian: from simpatia sympathy
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