empathy collocations and examples

 UK /ˈempəθi/

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the ability to understand how someone feels

Adjectives frequently used with empathy
great: deep, great, much, strong, totalI have great empathy with the person who wrote it.real: genuine, natural, real, trueReally understanding someone else’s needs requires genuine empathy and respect.
Verbs frequently used with empathy
have empathy: feel, haveI always felt a certain empathy with him as our personal circumstances were similar.show empathy: demonstrate, display, express, showGood leaders can be tough and take decisions as well as showing empathy and humility.cause empathy: build, create, encourage, establish, evokeEach of the characters evoked our empathy in different ways.
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