What does the word sympathize mean?

Usage examples for sympathize

  1. She sighed as she thought that perhaps he knew now, dear old Bob, how completely she was able to sympathize with him in the bitterness of his longing. – A Tar-Heel Baron by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
  2. Hence it becomes an imperative duty not to interfere in the government or internal policy of other nations; and although we may sympathize with the unfortunate or the oppressed everywhere in their struggles for freedom, our principles forbid us from taking any part in such foreign contests. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  3. A good characteristic specimen of a kham is your Stchemilov, with whom, Elisaveta, you sympathize so strongly. – The Created Legend by Feodor Sologub