Definition of fellow feeling in English:

fellow feeling

Syllabification: fel·low feel·ing

noun

  • Sympathy and fellowship existing between people based on shared experiences or feelings.
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    • When we see a child or a young person in tears it has an effect upon us: we have a sense of fellow feeling and sympathy.
    • But although Jenkins is a satirist with strenuous moral standards he also looks at poor, suffering, inadequate humanity with fellow feeling and compassion, not with hatred or disgust.
    • One may take place in a rural area and the other in an urban one, but they meet on the common ground of personal travail, self-denial, mutual compromise, and fellow feeling.
    Synonyms
    sympathy, empathy, feeling, compassion, care, concern, solicitude, solicitousness, warmth, tenderness, (brotherly) love; pity, sorrow, commiseration

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