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empathic (adj.)

1909 [Titchener], from empathy + -ic. Related: Empathically. Treated as a coinage of Titchener's when it appeared in psychological writing; there are dozens of uses of empathic in printed material from the late 19th century but most of these appear to be errors for emphatic.

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Definitions of empathic

empathic (adj.)
showing empathy or ready comprehension of others' states;
Synonyms: empathetic
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