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sympathizer

[ sim-puh-thahy-zer ]
/ ˈsɪm pəˌθaɪ zər /
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noun

a person who sympathizes.
Ophthalmology. an eye that exhibits ophthalmia because of disease or injury of the other.

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RELATED WORDS

collaborator, backer, supporter, ally, friend, defender, partisan, benefactor, patron, consoler

Nearby words

sympathicotripsy, sympathicotropic, sympathin, sympathise, sympathize, sympathizer, sympatho-, sympathoblast, sympathoblastoma, sympathogonia, sympathogonioma

Origin of sympathizer

First recorded in 1805–15; sympathize + -er1
Related formsnon·sym·pa·thiz·er, noun
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sympathizer


n.

1815, agent noun from sympathize.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper