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 Sentence 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 a Sentence?

  • 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. She looked up at him with a silent appeal for sympathy which made his heart beat. 🔊
  • 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. His wife complained that he was out of sympathy with her, and he could not deny it. 🔊
  • 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. One of those strange, feminine silences of acute sympathy seemed to hold them for a while under its thrall. 🔊
  • 14. I found more of myself in them, more sympathy in their joy or sorrow, myself more of an equal with those around me. 🔊
  • 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. 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. 🔊
  • 27. He had little sympathy with the national uprising against Napoleon, whom he looked on as the invincible subduer of the hated Revolution. 🔊
  • 28. I was overcome by the kindly sympathy of Eumolpus, and was especially sorry for the latest injury I had done him. 🔊
  • 29. The sympathy in her heart ceased as quickly as a fountain that is stopped; and she was conscious only of that lifeless chill with which she had entered the room. 🔊
  • 30. She was full of sympathy and kindness, poor soul, and, listening to her exclamations and condolences, I was sorry for her. 🔊
  • 31. Nobody was at the pains to conceal these sentiments from the honorable gentleman, and he left the court with as little sympathy as ever disappointed suitor had. 🔊
  • 32. He was doomed, and by some strange act of justice the fell disease that had him in its grip was the very one he had only pretended to have years before when playing for her sympathy and money. 🔊
  • 33. A sympathy with these animals was born with him, a knowledge of their psychological condition was given him, and thus he had so fine an eye for their bodily structure. 🔊