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Fellow feeling   /fˈɛloʊ fˈilɪŋ/   Listen
Fellow feeling

noun
1.
Sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish).  Synonym: sympathy.






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"Fellow feeling" Quotes from Famous Books



... I know not, master. Having been shut up many a time in a cell, I have a sort of fellow feeling for prisoners; and indeed, two fairer maidens I have never seen. Our orders were to look after Welshmen, and see that they did not attack us. No word was said of Welsh women. And besides, they were running away, and not thinking ...
— Both Sides the Border - A Tale of Hotspur and Glendower • G. A. Henty

... Union, love, and fellow feeling Mark the sainted day of power; Rich and poor in all things equal, Righteousness their rock ...
— Added Upon - A Story • Nephi Anderson



Words linked to "Fellow feeling" :   compassion, kindheartedness, kind-heartedness, pathos, empathy, ruth, commiseration, compatibility, concern, compassionateness, feeling, pity



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