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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sympathize \Sym"pa*thize\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sympathized; p. pr. & vb. n. Sympathizing.] [F. sympathiser. See Sympathy.] 1. To have a common feeling, as of bodily pleasure or pain. [1913 Webster] The mind will sympathize so much with the anguish and debility of the body, that it will be too distracted to fix itself in meditation. --Buckminster. [1913 Webster] 2. To feel in consequence of what another feels; to be affected by feelings similar to those of another, in consequence of knowing the person to be thus affected. [1913 Webster] Their countrymen . . . sympathized with their heroes in all their adventures. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. To agree; to be in accord; to harmonize. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]