/ 5sImpEWI; `sImpEWI/ n
[U] ~ (for/towards sb) (capacity for) sharing the feelings of others; feeling of pity and sorrow (for sb) 同情; 同情心: feel great sympathy for sb 对某人深为同情 * She never expressed any sympathy when I was injured. 我受伤时她从未表示过同情. * Out of sympathy for the homeless children he gave them shelter for the night. 他怀着恻隐之心, 留那些无家可归的孩子过夜.
sympathies [pl] feeling or expression of sorrow, approval, etc 哀悼;慰问; (感情上的)支持, 赞同: You have my deepest sympathies on the death of your wife. 对於令夫人之去世, 谨向您表示最深切的慰问. * My sympathies are with the workers in this dispute. 在这场纠纷中, 我站在工人一方.
[U] ~ (between sb and sb) liking for each other produced in people who have similar opinions or tastes 志同道合; 意气相投: A bond of sympathy developed between members of the group. 该组织成员间产生了志同道合的凝聚力.
(idm 习语) in sympathy (with sb/sth) showing support or approval for a cause, etc 对某事业等表示支持或赞同: The steel workers came out in sympathy with the miners, ie went on strike to show support for them. 钢铁工人为声援矿工举行了罢工. * I'm sure she will be in sympathy with your proposal. 我确信她一定赞成你的建议. have no, some, etc sympathy with sb/sth be unable/able to share sb's views, etc 不同意[同意]某人的观点等: He's wrong I have no sympathy with him. 他错了--我不同意他的意见. * I have some sympathy with that point of view. 我比较赞成这种看法.
> sympathize-ise / 5sImpEWaIz; `sImpE9WaIz/ v [I, Ipr]~ (with sb/sth) feel or express sympathy or support 同情; 表示同情; 赞同; 支持: I sympathize with you; I've had a similar unhappy experience myself. 我很同情你,我自己也有过类似的不幸遭遇. * We have long sympathized with the aims of the Green Party. 我们长期以来一直支持绿党保护生态环境的目标. sympathizer, -iser n person who sympathizes, esp one who supports a cause or a political party 同情者; (尤指某事业或政党的)支持者, 拥护者: Socialist sympathizers 社会主义的支持者.