Definition of Empathy Identification with or understanding of the thoughts, feelings, or emotional state of another person. | Capacity to understand another person's point of view or the result of such understanding. | (parapsychology, science fiction) A paranormal ability to psychically read another person's emotions.
How to use Empathy in a Sentence?
- 1. There is a great deal of empathy between people who are not only of the same age, but genetically identical. 🔊
- 2. Were this not true empathy would be impossible, and without empathy an artistic emotion is purely intellectual and associative. 🔊
- 3. As a rule, they have no difficulty finding donors; their projective empathy allows them to share their feeding-pleasure with the donor. 🔊