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Definition of "sympathetically" [sym•pa•thet•ic•al•ly]

  • Owing to or showing evidence of "sympathy", or affinity; happening through or demonstrating correspondences, whether occult or physiological. (adverb)
  • In a manner which demonstrates a sharing in the feelings of others; compassionately. (adverb)

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Use "sympathetically" in a sentence
  • "Last year he wrote an article for Spin sympathetically exploring the complexities of the relationship between Mary Kay Tourneau, the Seattle teacher convicted of statutory rape, and her teenage lover."
  • "Kreis seemed to wake up and flash like some metallic, magnetic thing, while Norton looked at Martin sympathetically, with a sweet, girlish smile, as much as to say that he would be amply protected."
  • "I managed to escape for a couple of months; but when I was bowled over, Martin sympathetically joined me several days later."