/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 28 Sept. 2022.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “empathy”, accessed September 28, 2022, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/empathy.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Empathy. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved September 28, 2022, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/empathy


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