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1. Present participle of sympathise.
2. "Instead, a lot of people called sympathising with us," he said.
3. This is the scene of a curious tale told about Father M'Fadden of Gweedore, by his ill-wishers in these parts, to the effect that he advises English Members of Parliament and other "sympathising" visitors who come here to make a pilgrimage to "the Bosses," where, no matter at what time of day they appear, they invariably find sundry of the people sitting in their huts and eating stewed seaweed out of iron pots.
4. Commentating alongside another veteran, Barry Davies, on Laura Robson's first-round victory over Angelique Kerber they were like a pair of proud grandparents clucking over Laura's successes, and sympathising when things went wrong.