verb (used without object), sym·pa·thized, sym·pa·thiz·ing.
Origin of sympathize
Can be confusedempathize sympathize
Examples from the Web for sympathize
I get it and sympathize with them and try to be there for the fans.Josh Charles on Life After ‘The Good Wife’ and His Insane Movie ‘Bird People’|Kevin Fallon|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nowadays, however, even those who sympathize with Palestinian grievances steer clear of the more inflamed areas.The Gaza War Has Left Jerusalem More Divided Than Ever|Peter Schwartzstein|August 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We all yearn for some sort of control over our fate and our lives, and we can all sympathize with that.Breaking Bad Finale: Lost Interviews With Bryan Cranston & Vince Gilligan|Andrew Romano|September 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There is no one to sympathize for their war trauma and most would like nothing more than to forget.Former Syrian Soldier Describes Life in the Army at the Start of War|Andrew Slater|September 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He allegedly wanted to ban all capitalist influences, but any sore loser of a Monopoly game can sympathize.Fidel Castro Hates Monopoly & 12 More Reasons to Love It|Caroline Linton|February 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yet she was apt to find herself at sea in attempting to sympathize with Mrs. Hilary.
Chimène, I sympathize with your sorrow; with an equal grief I feel my own soul afflicted.The Cid|Pierre Corneille
I can sympathize with you in your troubles, having been a housekeeper myself, and known disappointment in trusted servants.George Eliot's Life, Vol. I (of 3)|George Eliot
We should rejoice when they rise for a moment above themselves, and sympathize with them when they fall.Tommy and Grizel|J.M. Barrie
I sympathize, from the bottom of my heart with his dear wife and children.Memoir of John Howe Peyton|Various