Across the country, organizers of other major marathons expressed horror and empathy for participants in the Boston race.
In 2004, he told Charlie Rose, “I see the empathy deficit that damages so much of our politics.”
So why do so many people see a lack of empathy as a defining characteristic of ASD?
The president who has talked most about the power of empathy suddenly seems to be lacking in it himself.
No one in America is yearning for “empathy” from the Oval Office.
empathy can perhaps explain the appeal of the big in art and nature.
But there's no higher mentality to develop—not a trace of empathy.
Beyond those simple things lay telepathy, telekinesis, empathy….
The empathy game has been played with words and theatrics in many schools.
There is a great deal of empathy between people who are not only of the same age, but genetically identical.
1903, from German Einfühlung (from ein "in" + Fühlung "feeling"), coined 1858 by German philosopher Rudolf Lotze (1817-1881) as a translation of Greek empatheia "passion, state of emotion," from en "in" (see en- (2)) + pathos "feeling" (see pathos). A term from a theory of art appreciation that maintains appreciation depends on the viewer's ability to project his personality into the viewed object.
empathy em·pa·thy (ěm'pə-thē)
Direct identification with, understanding of, and vicarious experience of another person's situation, feelings, and motives.
The projection of one's own feelings or emotional state onto an object or animal.
Identifying oneself completely with an object or person, sometimes even to the point of responding physically, as when, watching a baseball player swing at a pitch, one feels one's own muscles flex.