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Etymology of the English word sympathetic

the English word sympathetic
derived from the Greek word pathein, παϑο (to suffer)
derived from the Late Greek word sumpathetikos, συμπαϑητικός (sympathetic)
derived from the Greek word sumpatheia, συμπάθεια
derived from the Greek word sumpathes, συμπαθής (having a fellow-feeling ('sympathetic'); mutually commiserative)
derived from the Greek word pathos, πάθος (disease; properly, suffering ('pathos'); (subjectively) a passion (especially concupiscence))
using the Greek prefix sun-, συν-
derived from the Greek word sun, σύν (together; with or together ; by association, companionship, process, resemblance, possession, instrumentality, addition, etc.)
derived from the Greek word sumpatheo, συμπαθέω (to feel 'sympathy' with; to commiserate)

Derivations in English

sympathectomy, sympathin, sympatholytic, sympathomimetic, parasympathetic

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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