sympathetic

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sympathetic (comparative more sympathetic, superlative most sympathetic)

  1. Of, related to, showing, or characterized by sympathy.
    John looked very upset. I gave him a sympathetic look.
  2. Of or relating to similarity.
    Sympathetic magic is based on imitation or correspondence.
  3. Of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system.
    Sympathetic innervation involves epinephrine.

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(relating to sympathy):

(relating to the sympathetic nervous system):

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