empathic empathic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) showing empathy or ready comprehension of others' states

Usage(s):

  1. But on Saturday, South Carolina Republican Lindsey Graham struck an empathic chord.
  2. Narayan explains that she is empathic, which means that even if I can't feel the negative energy leaving me, she can--often seeing it as colors.

News

  • Prep football two-a-days: Ben Lomond

    The team motto at Ben Lomond High defines the Scots football team: REAL. Coach Aaron Dooley used the acronym throughout the summer conditioning to teach his players to be resilient, empathic, accept responsibility and leadership. Dooley, who is in his first season, wants that message to register with his players as he installs a new offensive scheme, the pistol spread. “The expectation is to ...
    on August 6, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

Quotes

  1. "Her pictures of Marilyn are particularly empathic and touching as she caught Marilyn's anguish beneath her celebrity, the pain as well as her joy in life," Miller wrote.
    on Apr 7, 2007 By: Arthur Miller Source: Forbes

  2. And yet, like most gray parrots, who grow up in the wild in highly socialized communities, Ms. Pepperberg writes, Alex "was very empathic": "He could sense when I was particularly blue. He would sit close with me at these times, just being...
    on Nov 24, 2008 By: Irene Pepperberg Source: New York Times

  3. "The empathic predisposition is embedded into our biology," writes Rifkin and, based on our experiences, it is easy to agree.
    on Feb 7, 2010 By: Jeremy Rifkin Source: Ottawa Citizen

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