Q. What is the definition of empathy?

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Empathy:

1

the capacity for understanding and sharing another's feelings or ideas.

2

the imaginative re-creation of a mood, feeling or emotional state suggested by a work of art in order to better understand or appreciate it empathetic /-ʹthetik/ adj


empathy. (2007). In The Penguin English Dictionary. Retrieved from Credo Reference, a database available through the Online Library.

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