[n] an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion; "his sympathies were always with the underdog"; "I knew I could count on his understanding"
[n] sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
[n] a relation of affinity or harmony between people; whatever affects one correspondingly affects the other; "the two of them were in close sympathy"
sympathy Poems and Poetry
fellow feeling, understanding
affinity, commiseration, compassion, compassionateness, compatibility, concern, disposition, empathy, feeling, inclination, kindheartedness, kinship, mutual affection, mutual understanding, pathos, pity, rapport, ruth, tendency