Care and kindness

empathy
(n)
EM-pǝ-thy
Meaning

ability to imagine and identify with another's thinking and feeling

1st Sample Sentence

He thinks everyone around him is an idiot, and is completely without empathy for others.

Root

en (in)#pathein (to suffer) (Greek)

Synonyms

amity, ardor, empathy

Antonyms

animosity, animus, antagonism, antipathy, aversion, enmity

Mnemonics

Similar to sympathy: the ability to share someone else's feelings or experiences by imagining what it would be like to be in their situation

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