Definition of -pathy in English:

-pathy

combining form

  • 1Denoting feelings: telepathy
  • 2Denoting disorder in a particular part of the body: neuropathy
  • 3Relating to curative treatment of a specified kind: hydropathy

Origin

from Greek patheia 'suffering, feeling'.

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