[adjective] of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system; "sympathetic neurons"; "sympathetic stimulation"
[adjective] expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward; "sympathetic to the students' cause"; "a sympathetic observer"; "a sympathetic gesture"
[adjective] having similar disposition and tastes; "a compatible married couple"; "with their many similar tastes, he found her a most sympathetic companion" Synonyms: compatible
[adjective] showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity; "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor" Synonyms: charitable, kindly, large-hearted
[adjective] (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings; "the sympathetic characters in the play" Synonyms: appealing, likeable, likable
[adjective] relating to vibrations that occur as a result of vibrations in a nearby body; "sympathetic vibration" Synonyms: harmonic