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empathize

verb be compassionate, be in tune, be sorry for, be understanding, comfort, commiserate, express sympathy, feel for, grieve for, have pity for, identify with, pity, project, react, relate to, respond, share grief, share sorrow, show solace, show tenderness, soothe, sympathize, understand
See also: sympathize
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Psychopathy may not be so much the incapacity to empathise, but a reduced propensity to empathise paired with a preserved capacity to empathise when required to do so.
Although I said I can now empathise with other teams, that doesn't mean I like it.
I can empathise with high-profile people who find themselves in the spotlight in this way.
The divorced mum-of-two told BBC Radio 4: "When I hear about other people's tragedies, I so empathise with them.