Sympathetically \Sym`pa*thet"ic*al*ly\, adv. In a sympathetic manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • sympathetically — adverb 1. with respect to the sympathetic nervous system (Freq. 1) the stimulus acted sympathetically • Derived from adjective: ↑sympathetic 2. in a sympathetic manner she listened to him sympathetically • Syn: ↑empathet …   Useful english dictionary

  • sympathetically — adverb /sɪmpəˈθɛtɪk(ə)li/ a) Owing to or showing evidence of sympathy , or affinity; happening through or demonstrating correspondences, whether occult or physiological. I feel sure that here before me were assembled those, in whose unhealing… …   Wiktionary

  • sympathetically — adv. Sympathetically is used with these verbs: ↑listen, ↑nod, ↑respond, ↑restore, ↑treat …   Collocations dictionary

  • sympathetically — sympathetic ► ADJECTIVE 1) feeling, showing, or expressing sympathy. 2) showing approval of an idea or action. 3) pleasing, likeable, or sensitively designed. 4) Physiology referring to the part of the autonomic nervous system supplying the… …   English terms dictionary

  • sympathetically — adverb see sympathetic I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sympathetically — See sympathetic. * * * …   Universalium

  • sympathetically — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. sensitively, perceptively, responsively, harmoniously, in accord, in harmony, in concert, en rapport (French), understandingly, appreciatively, compatibly, feelingly, emotionally, with feeling, warmly, heartily, cordially …   English dictionary for students

  • sympathetically — adv. compassionately, in a caring and concerned manner, understandingly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sympathetically — sym·pa·thet·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • sympathetically — See: sympathetic …   English dictionary

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