Share this entry


Synonyms of sympathy in English:


  • 1 he shows sympathy for the poor
    commiseration, pity, condolence, comfort, solace, support, encouragement;
    consideration, kindness
    [Antonyms] indifference
  • 2 sympathy with a fellow journalist
    rapport, fellow feeling, affinity, empathy, harmony, accord, compatibility;
    fellowship, camaraderie
    [Antonyms] hostility
  • 3 their sympathy with the rebels
    agreement, favor, approval, approbation, support, encouragement, partiality;
    association, alignment, affiliation
    [Antonyms] disapproval
  • Definition of sympathy in:

    Share this entry


    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources