Sympathy in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Sympathy

A feeling of pity or sorrow for the suffering or distress of another; compassion. | The ability to share the feelings of another. | A mutual relationship between people or things such that they are correspondingly affected by any condition.

Short Example Sentences for Sympathy

  • 1. But both sympathy and cheers were wasted upon her. 🔊
  • 2. I need not assure you of my sympathy with your misfortune. 🔊
  • 3. We were drawn together by sympathy of situation. 🔊
  • 4. I wish there were more sympathy for murderers, somehow. 🔊
  • 5. It amazed Patty to find how gentle he could be when his sympathy was touched. 🔊
  • 6. Here was Germany leaving no stone unturned to take American sympathy by storm. 🔊
  • 7. She could enter with rare sympathy into Cowper's attachments to animals. 🔊

How to use Sympathy in Sentences?

  • 1. Perhaps it was better that the musician then only sought for sympathy among his own kind. 🔊
  • 2. What was there in this unformed child that appealed so strongly to her sympathy and tenderness? 🔊
  • 3. His wife complained that he was out of sympathy with her, and he could not deny it. 🔊
  • 4. Everyone was very kind to him; their kindness and sympathy cut him to the heart. 🔊
  • 5. Yet he never seemed disposed to avail himself of my sympathy other than by mere companionship. 🔊
  • 6. She looked up at him with a silent appeal for sympathy which made his heart beat. 🔊
  • 7. Besides which, the sympathy of the whole land was with the little band of heroes. 🔊
  • 8. In awakening his sympathy she had awakened also a deep-rooted protective instinct. 🔊
  • 9. Lessingham, as he marched stolidly along, felt curiously in sympathy with his environment. 🔊
  • 10. I was drawn to him by that Romantic sympathy that sometimes draws young men towards each other. 🔊
  • 11. In the midst of such a scene, no lesser sorrow can prevent our sympathy with Nature. 🔊
  • 12. But Rose could not give him the sympathy he wanted; and to be alone was almost a relief. 🔊
  • 13. I found more of myself in them, more sympathy in their joy or sorrow, myself more of an equal with those around me. 🔊
  • 14. One of those strange, feminine silences of acute sympathy seemed to hold them for a while under its thrall. 🔊
  • 15. He takes me with sympathy not only by reason of the dream he pursued and the humanity of his politics, but by the mixture of his nature. 🔊
  • 16. It was enough, and silence reigned as the heavenly sympathy of the recitative trembled from the strings surcharged with fire. 🔊
  • 17. There was a minority which had equal sympathy for Germany and equal confidence in her ultimate success. 🔊
  • 18. There, now," he remarked, with genuine sympathy as he held the glass to her lips. 🔊
  • 19. And so we were hard, we would bear no sympathy but from one another, and even among ourselves we never gave way. 🔊
  • 20. I laughed out, with the most perfect sympathy in her sentiment; and then she laughed, and looked at me exactly as an infant does in mirthful play. 🔊
  • 21. But between myself and Isabel things were incurably complicated by the intellectual sympathy we had, the jolly march of our minds together. 🔊
  • 22. All the Ridge-neighborhood gathered to do honor to Phrony and to testify their sympathy for her grandfather. 🔊
  • 23. I have had an interview with your husband, whose sympathy did me both good and harm, for Streicher almost upset my resignation. 🔊
  • 24. Feeling a certain sympathy for her painful confusion of mind, I did my best to give his words an interpretation which soothed her fears. 🔊
  • 25. She was strongly attracted, and since her sympathy was easily stirred, she wished, without any great desire, to help the girl if she could. 🔊
  • 26. He had little sympathy with the national uprising against Napoleon, whom he looked on as the invincible subduer of the hated Revolution. 🔊
  • 27. I was overcome by the kindly sympathy of Eumolpus, and was especially sorry for the latest injury I had done him. 🔊
  • 28. Nothing but my profound sympathy for the thousands and tens of thousands who are still subject to the same delusion could compel me to such a sacrifice of pride. 🔊