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empathy

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Definition understanding and entering into another's feelings
  • She lacks empathy and is very selfish.
empathy = understanding and entering into another's feelings
  • I didn't need an empathy link with the plants to know how they felt about it.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • empathy = understanding and entering into another's feelings
  • We had to have a commander with so much empathy that he would think like the buggers, understand them and anticipate them.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • empathy = understanding of another's feelings
  • ...the empathy they feel for the Living, so powerful it sometimes makes them weep.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • empathy = understanding and entering into another's feelings
  • ...try your best to be authentic, faithful, wise, empathetic, and sincere—
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
  • empathetic = understanding and entering into another's feelings
  • Whenever I think of the word "empathy," I think of a small boy named Huckleberry Finn contemplating his friend and runaway slave, Jim.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • empathy = understanding and entering into another's feelings
  • In fact, I thought it would teach them a thing or two about empathy, and friendship, and loyalty.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • empathy = understanding and entering into another's feelings
  • Anyone who could move from anger to empathy as effortlessly as she had was a treasure, and he was lucky to have found her.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • empathy = understanding and entering into another's feelings
  • In my more rational moments, I tried to feel empathy for Gervais.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • empathy = understanding and entering into another's feelings
  • I had an empathy link with Grover, so I hoped I would know if anything bad happened to him.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • empathy = understanding and entering into another's feelings
  • Grover and I could sort of read each other's emotions because of this empathy link Grover had made between us.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • empathy = understanding and entering into another's feelings
  • Last summer, Grover had created an empathy link between us.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan's Curse
  • empathy = understanding and entering into another's feelings
  • Empathetic people know exactly what another person is going through.
  • The purpose of this group is to build empathy, positive leadership, and connection among the students and within the community at large.
    Jaycee Lee Dugard  --  A Stolen Life
  • "He was a good man," she said, dullness with an obligatory injection of empathy.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • I see a cynic who hasn't been able to completely stamp out his own sensitivity, his own empathy.
    Nora Roberts  --  Summer Pleasures
  • The Aluit were empathic and it was our fear and greed which killed them-that and our unbreachable alienness.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Travis saw empathy and concern etched on their faces.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • If by force you make a creature live and work like a beast, you must think of him as a beast, else empathy would drive you mad.
    John Steinbeck  --  Travels with Charley
  • Remote sympathy is fine, but intimate empathy directly conflicts with the Sheridans' manner of living.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor

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