verb (used without object), sym·pa·thized, sym·pa·thiz·ing.
Origin of sympathize
Examples from the Web for sympathise
How could she, a girl of seventeen, sympathise with the ladies who graced or disgraced the court at that day?Life and Times of Her Majesty Caroline Matilda, Vol. I (of III)|C. F. Lachelles Wraxall
I sympathise warmly with others, and have wasted my heart in their love and service.The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume II (of 2)|Florence A. Thomas Marshall
Well, the former would pity and sympathise, and he must begin again.The Vicar's People|George Manville Fenn
Even Yamba could not sympathise with me, because the matter was one which I never could have made her understand.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont|Louis de Rougemont
The Bank only had reason to regret, or at least not to sympathise so freely with the public joy.Old and New London|Walter Thornbury