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sympathy +‎ -ist


sympathist (plural sympathists)

  1. One who sympathizes; a sympathizer.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Samuel Taylor Coleridge to this entry?)
  2. (archaic) One who is susceptible to hypnotic suggestion.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for sympathist in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)