The appearance of sincere concern yet with insincere motives, usually with the goal of gaining sexual gratification or the positive appraisal of one's personality by others. nb. Males usually seek the former goal, females the latter.
Tony knew that Emma had just lost her boyfriend and he figured a little shampathy might get him laid.
Andrea thought Josh was a really nice guy when he came to console her after losing her father. However, after Josh tried to grope her while giving her a hug, Andrea suspected it was just shampathy.