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What is the definition of Empathy?
 
 
Empathy is the ability to understand another's thoughts  and feelings and to communicate that understanding another person. It is also the ability to comprehend another's point of view.

What is the definition of Sympathy?

Sympathy is a feeling or an expression of pity or sorrow for the distress of another. It can also be the expression of compassion or commiseration to a person or event.

Are there synonyms for Empathy?

Yes, there are many synonyms for empathy..A few of them are:  compassion, comprehension, recognition, and responsiveness ...

Are there synonyms for Sympathy?
 
 
Yes,
there are many, a few are:alliance,close relation,feelings,kindness,sensitivity,tenderness, and warmheartedness.