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Empathy – Ability to understand and share other people's feelings

(Pronounced em-path-ee)

To remember the definition of the word empathy, use the following mnemonic:

The emperor walked down the path (empathy). He felt great. The crowd were happy too, they understood and shared his feelings.

The emperor walked down the path. (Empathy) he felt great, but the crowd didn't understand or share his feelings.


Examples of empathy in a sentence

Bart has a hard time forming healthy relationships because he lacks empathy.

As a parent, I can only feel a great deal of empathy for mothers who lose their children.

Our boss felt no empathy at all towards anyone.

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