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Main Entry: symĚpaĚthetĚic
Pronunciation: secondarystresssim-pschwa-primarystressthet-ik
Function: adjective
1 : fitting one's mood or disposition <a sympathetic atmosphere for quiet study>
2 a : feeling favorable <sympathetic with their aims> b : marked by kindly or pleased appreciation <a sympathetic study of modern music>
3 : given to or arising from sympathy and sensitivity to others <a sympathetic personality>
4 a : of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system b : controlled by or acting on the sympathetic nerves
- symĚpaĚthetĚiĚcalĚly /-i-k(schwa-)lemacron/ adverb

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