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.
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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)
Empathy. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/empathy. Accessed 4 June 2023.
The Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago Style)
The Effin Word, s.v. empathy, accessed June 4, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/empathy.
American Psychological Association (APA Style)
The Effin Word. (n.d.). Empathy. In The Effin Word. Retrieved June 4, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/empathy