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What type of noun is sympathy?
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Is sympathy a uncountable noun?
The noun 'sympathy' is an uncountable noun as a word for the emotion of kindness and understanding for the misfortune of others; a word for an agreement with or approval of an opinion or cause. The noun 'sympathies' is an uncountable noun as a word for the expression of kindness and understanding for someone; a word for an inclination or disposition to support a position or opinion, cause, or people. The distinction between these forms is not always easy to discern.
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Is sympathy a countable noun?
The noun sympathy is an uncountable noun as a word for a feeling of kindness and understanding for someone who is experiencing something very unpleasant; a harmonious agreement or accord. The plural form, sympathies, is a word for support or approval for ideas, beliefs, or people: My sympathies lie with those who come forward at their own risk.
Empathy and sympathy?
Empathy is a noun meaning the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Sympathy is a noun meaning the of pity and sorrow for someone else's misfortune; an expression of such feelings; condolences; support in the form of shared feelings or opinions; or the agreement with or approval of an opinion or aim; a favorable attitude. More simply, empathy is the ability to understand; sympathy is an action showing understanding or support.
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What is a one word substitute for expressing sympathy to people for their loss of a dear one?
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Is there a plural of the word understanding?