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sympathy

US [ˈsɪmpəθi]
UK ['sɪmpəθi]
  • n.同情;赞同;支持;意气相投
  • Web同情心;同感;怜悯
Plural Form:sympathies  
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n.
1.
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同情the feeling of being sorry for sb; showing that you understand and care about sb's problems
to express/feel sympathy for sb
向某人表示体恤;对某人感到同情
I have no sympathy for Jan, it's all her own fault.
我不同情简,那都是她自己的错。
I wish he'd show me a little more sympathy.
我多希望他能再体谅我一点。
Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to the victims of the war.
我们对战争的受害者表示由衷的同情。
May we offer our deepest sympathies on the death of your wife.
我们谨对尊夫人去世表示最深切的慰唁。
2.
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赞同;支持the act of showing support for or approval of an idea, a cause, an organization, etc.
The seamen went on strike in sympathy with(= to show their support for) the dockers.
海员举行罢工,以表示对码头工人的支持。
Her sympathies lie with the anti-abortion lobby.
她支持反堕胎的团体。
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意气相投;志同道合friendship and understanding between people who have similar opinions or interests
There was no personal sympathy between them.
他们个人之间全无相投之处。

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