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Being tuned in to the needs and feelings of another person
Louise Belcher on empathy: "What is this feeling I'm feeling right now? It's like I'm sad, for another person. Is that a thing?"
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by Ocelevision November 17, 2018
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Feeling others emotions. For some people, this is extreme empathy that can't be turned off and isntlike what teachers say is great to have and that they are trying to teach you. A common misconception is that people with autism don't feel empathy but autism is a spectrum. And the people who have autism that I know feel lots of empathy and, like me, can't turn it off.
"Yesterday I was walking down the hall and had to bite my tongue so i didn't start crying when I passed a person backed against the wall being yelled at by a teacher. Dang empathy."
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1. The ability to identify with and understand somebody else's feelings or difficulties.

2. The transfer of somebody's own feelings and emotions to an object such as a painting.

1. Just someone who is very understanding or an empath.
2. Someone who puts his feelings in art.
by Jafje April 10, 2007
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The ability to feel what another being feels; something that's sorely lacking in modern life.
Teenagers seem to think lacking empathy makes them "cool."
by Webb Davis October 31, 2010
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Seeing things from another persons perspective, and putting oneself into thier position.
He could empathise with his friends loss.
by Austin November 09, 2003
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The ability to recognize, comprehend, appreciate the feelings of others. In other words, it`s the ability to "read" emotionally people`s minds.
The reason why people like you it`s because you really show empathy when listening to them.
by Savior_Crow October 08, 2010
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