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What is the difference between sympathy and empathy?


 

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Jackie Lynnley says

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    Nithya Venkat (Vellur) 4 years ago

    Thank you Jackie for explaining.

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    cdpayne 4 years ago

    empathy is assumed to be the emotion one feels when one is "deeply involved in the tribulations of others such that you are able to put yourself in their shoes and feel their pain." Sympathy is what you feel for someone who writes that way. Get it?

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