Synonyms of sympathy in English:

sympathy


See definition of sympathy

noun

1‘Sarah touched his arm in sympathy’

SYNONYMS
commiseration, pity, condolence, consolation, comfort, solace, support, encouragement
compassion, caring, concern, solicitude, solicitousness, empathy
consideration, kindness, kind-heartedness, tender-heartedness, tenderness, warmth, warm-heartedness
ANTONYMS

indifference

2‘they might publicize John's case out of sympathy with a fellow journalist’

SYNONYMS
rapport, fellow feeling, affinity, empathy, harmony, accord, compatibility
closeness, friendship, fellowship, togetherness, camaraderie, communion
ANTONYMS

hostility

3‘newspapers expressed their sympathy with the opposition’

SYNONYMS
agreement, harmony, favour, approval, approbation, support, encouragement, goodwill, commendation, partiality
association, alignment, affiliation
ANTONYMS

disapproval