SYMPATHY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of sympathy
Definition:
n. compassion; pity; concern
Example:
Faced with racist bullying by other housemates, first there was sympathy, but now the media here in India is becoming increasingly negative.
Sentence in Classic:
The Deputy Coroner said it was a most painful case, and expressed great sympathy with Captain Sinico and his daughter.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
My friend insisted upon my accompanying them in their expedition, which I was eager enough to do, for my curiosity and sympathy were deeply stirred by the story to which we had listened.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
In some manner he had learned of my own sad bereavement, and his sympathy was shown in his manner rather than in his words.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The old man said that what a man wanted that was down was sympathy, and the judge said it was so; so they cried again.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
Dolly looked coldly at Anna; she was waiting now for phrases of conventional sympathy, but Anna said nothing of the sort.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He knew Metrov had written an article against the generally accepted theory of political economy, but to what extent he could reckon on his sympathy with his own new views he did not know and could not guess from the clever and serene face of the learned man.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As soon as Anna Mikhaylovna had disappeared he noticed that the eyes of all in the room turned to him with something more than curiosity and sympathy.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The party of the old and dissatisfied, who censured the innovations, turned to him expecting his sympathy in their disapproval of the reforms, simply because he was the son of his father.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Pierre saw that Prince Andrew was going to speak of Natasha, and his broad face expressed pity and sympathy.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Sometimes when she recalled his looks, his sympathy, and his words, happiness did not appear impossible to her.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He looked around, and in the direct, respectful, wondering gaze fixed upon him he read sympathy with what he had said.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context