Synonyms of sympathetic in English:



  • 1 a sympathetic listener
    compassionate, caring, concerned, solicitous, empathetic, understanding, sensitive; commiserative, pitying, consoling, comforting, supportive, encouraging; considerate, kind, tenderhearted
    informal boosterish
    [Antonyms] unfeeling
  • 2 the most sympathetic character in the book
    [Antonyms] unfriendly
  • 3 I was sympathetic to his cause
    in favor of, in sympathy with, pro, on the side of, supportive of, encouraging of; well disposed to, favorably disposed to, receptive to
    [Antonyms] indifferent opposed
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