unsympathizing

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un- +‎ sympathizing

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unsympathizing (not comparable)

  1. Failing to sympathize; lacking sympathy
    • 1861, John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism[1]:
      It is often affirmed that utilitarianism renders men cold and unsympathizing; that it chills their moral feelings towards individuals; that it makes them regard only the dry and hard consideration of the consequences of actions, not taking into their moral estimate the qualities from which those actions emanate.

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