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    empathy

    empathy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word empathy

    Definition
    (noun) understanding and entering into another's feelings
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for empathy

simliar to ===sympathy ( the ability to share someone else's feelings or experiences by imagining what it would be like to be in their situation)

People often confuse the words empathy and sympathy. Empathy means 'the ability to understand feelings of another'(as in both authors have the skill to make you feel empathy with their heroines), whereas sympathy=pity

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