Sympathize

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Feeling ConnectionPlay
Use when expressing emotional understanding with someone's situation. SlideDespite never being poor, he could sympathize with the homeless.
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Supportive TonePlay
Implies a comforting attitude towards someone else's hardship. SlideI sympathize with your loss and am here for you.
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Not Necessarily AgreementPlay
Sympathizing doesn't always mean you agree with the reasons behind someone's feelings. SlideShe sympathized with his sadness, though she found his fears unfounded.