fellow feeling


fellow feeling
Synonyms and related words:
accord, accordance, affectionateness, affinity, agape, agreement, amity, an in, benignancy, benignity, bipartisanship, bonds of harmony, brotherhood, brotherly love, caring, caritas, cement of friendship, charity, chord, coaction, coadjuvancy, coadministration, coagency, cochairmanship, codirectorship, collaboration, collaborativeness, collectivism, collusion, commensalism, common effort, common enterprise, communalism, communion, communism, communitarianism, community, community of interests, compassion, compatibility, complicity, concern, concert, concord, concordance, concurrence, congeniality, cooperation, cooperativeness, correspondence, duet, duumvirate, echo, ecumenicalism, ecumenicism, ecumenism, empathy, esprit, esprit de corps, favor, favorable regard, feeling of identity, feeling of kinship, fellowship, fraternal feeling, frictionlessness, friendly relations, good graces, good terms, good understanding, good vibes, good vibrations, goodness, goodness of heart, goodwill, graciousness, happy family, harmony, heart of gold, humaneness, humanity, identification, identity, involvement, joining of forces, joint effort, joint operation, kindheartedness, kindliness, kindly disposition, kindness, kinship, like-mindedness, love, loving kindness, mass action, morale, mutual assistance, mutual regard, mutualism, mutuality, niceness, octet, oneness, pathos, peace, pooling, pooling of resources, pulling together, quartet, quintet, rapport, rapprochement, reciprocity, regard, relating, respect, response, responsiveness, septet, sextet, sharing, softheartedness, solidarity, soul of kindness, symbiosis, sympathetic chord, sympathetic response, sympathy, symphony, synergism, synergy, team spirit, teamwork, tenderheartedness, trio, triumvirate, troika, understanding, union, unison, united action, unity, vibes, vibrations, warmheartedness, warmth, warmth of heart

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • fellow feeling — n [U] literary a feeling of sympathy and friendship towards someone because they are like you ▪ As an only child myself, I had a fellow feeling for Laura …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Fellow-feeling — Fel low feel ing, n. 1. Sympathy; a like feeling. [1913 Webster] 2. Joint interest. [Obs.] Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fellow-feeling — 1610s, an attempt to translate L. compassio and Gk. sympatheia. It yielded a back formed verb, fellow feel in 17c …   Etymology dictionary

  • fellow feeling — index comity, philanthropy, pity, rapprochement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fellow feeling — ► NOUN ▪ sympathy based on shared experiences …   English terms dictionary

  • fellow feeling — noun sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish) (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑sympathy • Derivationally related forms: ↑sympathetic (for: ↑sympathy), ↑sympathize ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • fellow feeling — 1. sympathetic feeling; sympathy: to have fellow feeling for the unfortunate. 2. a sense of joint interest: to act out of fellow feeling to support one s country. [1605 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • fellow feeling — also fellow feeling N UNCOUNT Fellow feeling is sympathy and friendship that exists between people who have shared similar experiences or difficulties …   English dictionary

  • fellow feeling — the fellow feeling he had for his jilted brother came from recent experience Syn: sympathy, empathy, feeling, compassion, care, concern, solicitude, solicitousness, warmth, tenderness, (brotherly) love; pity, sorrow, commiseration …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • fellow feeling — noun A sense of sympathy for, consideration of, or shared interests with one or more other human beings. [I]s the character and property of the man, who labours for our intellectual pleasures, less entitled to a share of our fellow feeling, than… …   Wiktionary

  • fellow-feeling — see fellow feeling …   English dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.