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An understanding of another persons feelings....
Carla looked at Henry and felt empathetic for him because he was unemployed with a family of five.

"I feel so bad for Henry and his family, I know how he must feel"
by yosmah August 30, 2009
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True of COVID-19 sufferers and of George Floyd. The key phrase at this moment in American history.
"I can't breathe, said Floyd as he was being suffocated. "I can't breathe" thought more than 100,000 victims as they were dying of Covid. "I can't breathe" chanted countless Americans in the streets, protesting enduring police brutality.
by Monkey's Dad June 01, 2020
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Contrary to those "other" dictionaries, I argue that empathetic is when you really suck at being empathic.
I used to think Jackie was pretty good at validating how I feel, but over time I've come to realize that she's just empathetic.
by Taigitsune January 03, 2008
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