behavior toward an individual based on the individual's personal makeup rather than on their group membership.
- Compare categoric contact.
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How to use sympathetic contact in a sentence
The calling is the point of sympathetic contact with God where their purposes become the same.Quiet Talks on Prayer | S. D. (Samuel Dickey) Gordon
He animates and electrifies each musician, and always remains in sympathetic contact with the whole instrumental body.Richard Wagner and his Poetical Work | Judith Gautier
The highest working qualities are best trained by active and sympathetic contact with others in the affairs of daily life.Character | Samuel Smiles
With this movement of opinion Robert had very soon found himself in close and sympathetic contact.Robert Elsmere | Mrs. Humphry Ward