What does "Sympathetic" mean?
(a.) Inclined to sympathy; sympathizing (a.) Of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system or some of its branches; produced by stimulation on the sympathetic nervious system or some part of it; as, the sympathetic saliva, a modified form of saliva, produced from some of the salivary glands by stimulation of a sympathetic nerve fiber (a.) Produced by sympathy; -- applied particularly to symptoms or affections. See Sympathy (a.) Produced by, or expressive of, sympathy
Example: "Sympathetic to the students' cause" Example: "The sympathetic characters in the play" Example: "Sympathetic neurons" Example: "With their many similar tastes, he found her a most sympathetic companion" Example: "Sympathetic vibration" Example: "Sympathetic words"