fellow feeling

Definitions of fellow feeling
  1. noun
    sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
    synonyms: sympathy
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    concern
    a feeling of sympathy for someone or something
    kind-heartedness, kindheartedness
    sympathy arising from a kind heart
    compassion, compassionateness
    a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering
    commiseration, pathos, pity, ruth
    a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
    compatibility
    a feeling of sympathetic understanding
    empathy
    understanding and entering into another's feelings
    solicitousness, solicitude
    a feeling of excessive concern
    softheartedness, tenderness
    a feeling of concern for the welfare of someone (especially someone defenseless)
    heartstrings
    your deepest feelings of love and compassion
    mellowness
    kindheartedness through maturity or old age
    tenderheartedness, tenderness
    warm compassionate feelings
    mercifulness, mercy
    the feeling that motivates compassion
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    feeling
    the experiencing of affective and emotional states
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