/ˈɛmpəθi/

noun

The intellectual identification of the thoughts, feelings, or state of another person.

Climbing into bed with strangers was the only way Audrey could express empathy for the abused children she was charged to protect as an inner-city social worker.


Cite this Entry

Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Empathy.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/empathy. Accessed 17 May 2022.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “empathy”, accessed May 17, 2022, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/empathy.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Empathy. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved May 17, 2022, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/empathy


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