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unsympathetically

(ˌʌnˌsɪmpəˈθɛtɪkəlɪ)

adv

in a manner that is not characterized by feeling or showing sympathy
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Adv.1.unsympathetically – without sympathy; in an unsympathetic manner; “the judge listened to the accused unsympathetically”

empathetically , sympathetically – in a sympathetic manner; “she listened to him sympathetically”
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unsympathetically

advohne Mitgefühl ; say also gefühllos , hart

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Still regarding him sharply but not unsympathetically the man of science bluntly inquired:

I was so annoyed that I felt coldly even toward Antonia and listened unsympathetically when she told me her father was not well.

If you do I’ll drag you down to the rainwater hogshed and drop you in,” said Anne unsympathetically.

It will gradually sink in,’ she said, unsympathetically.

I don’t think there is much fear of your dying of grief as long as you can talk, Anne,” said Marilla unsympathetically.

I may here remark that I suppose myself to be better acquainted than any living authority, with the ridgy effect of a wedding-ring, passing unsympathetically over the human countenance.

With the check upon him of being unsympathetically restrained in a genial outburst of enthusiasm, Mr.

Then Falk (ostensibly when it fitted in with his other work, but, if the truth were known, simply when his arbitrary spirit moved him), after ascertaining carefully in the office that there was enough money to meet his bill, would come along unsympathetically, glaring at you with his yellow eyes from the bridge, and would drag you out dishevelled as to rigging, lumbered as to the decks, with unfeeling haste, as if to execution.

Unsympathetically, if the joint business does not get approval then the American and Qantas will have no option but to further reduce code-sharing on their networks.

He unsympathetically spurned the secrecy around Yar’Adua’s health status at the Daily Trust annual African personality of the year award ceremony in 2009.

Cliffe wrote unsympathetically of the captive general: “I wish he was shot or hanged.

Your deal is gone,” Cahill unsympathetically tells Mike.

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Dictionary.com

sympathetic

[sim-puhthet-ik]

See more synonyms for sympathetic on Thesaurus.com

adjective
  1. characterized by, proceeding from, exhibiting, or feeling sympathy; sympathizing; compassionate: a sympathetic listener.
  2. acting or affected by, of the nature of, or pertaining to a special affinity or mutual relationship; congenial: With their many similar tastes, he found her a most sympathetic companion.
  3. looking upon with favor (often followed by to or toward): She is sympathetic to the project.
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  5. Anatomy, Physiology.
    1. pertaining to that part of the autonomic nervous system consisting of nerves that arise from the thoracic and lumbar regions of the spinal cord, and functioning in opposition to the parasympathetic system, as in stimulating heartbeat, dilating the pupil of the eye, etc.
    2. Obsolete.pertaining to the autonomic nervous system in its entirety.
  6. Physics. noting or pertaining to vibrations, sounds, etc., produced by a body as the direct result of similar vibrations in a different body.

Origin of sympathetic

1635–45; < New Latin sympathēticus < Greek sympathētikós. See sym- , pathetic
Related formssym·pa·thet·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·sym·pa·thet·ic, adjectivenon·sym·pa·thet·i·cal·ly, adverbqua·si-sym·pa·thet·ic, adjectivequa·si-sym·pa·thet·i·cal·ly, adverbsu·per·sym·pa·thet·ic, adjectiveun·sym·pa·thet·ic, adjectiveun·sym·pa·thet·i·cal·ly, adverb
Can be confused empathetic sympathetic simpatico

Synonyms for sympathetic

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1. commiserating, kind , tender , affectionate .
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for unsympathetic

disinterested , insensitive , lukewarm , callous , unconcerned , cruel , unpleasant , aloof , indifferent , apathetic , unresponsive , antipathetic , cold , cold-blooded , cool , frigid , halfhearted , hard , harsh , heartless


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Contemporary Examples of unsympathetic

  • This polarizing public profile positioned Harroun as an unsympathetic character as his case progressed through the U.S. courts.

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    April 10, 2014

  • Not that I’m unsympathetic to the plight of those who sit behind me.

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  • We should be allowed to be unsympathetic characters, to be screw-ups, without it always being translated for us as mental illness.

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    November 23, 2012

  • She talks to Michele Filgate about diaries, sexism, and “unsympathetic characters.”

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  • Murdoch semi-apologized, tweeting later that he “did not mean to be unsympathetic to 400 lb lady.”

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    November 18, 2012

Historical Examples of unsympathetic

  • It was awkward that his own people were all of them so unsympathetic about the children.

    Jan and Her Job

    L. Allen Harker

  • And this unsympathetic Sir Terence did not explain them to you?

    The Snare

    Rafael Sabatini

  • “You can search me,” said Reid, in his careless, unsympathetic way.

    The Flockmaster of Poison Creek

    George W. Ogden

  • And Charlie, with a sigh, looked around at the unsympathetic and hurrying throng.

    The Boy Settlers

    Noah Brooks

  • Your nation is one always in rebellion against its unsympathetic governess.

    The Bondwoman

    Marah Ellis Ryan


British Dictionary definitions for unsympathetic

unsympathetic

adjective
  1. not characterized by, feeling, or showing sympathy
  2. (when postpositive, often foll by to or towards) not showing agreement (with) or favour (towards)

sympathetic

adjective
  1. characterized by, feeling, or showing sympathy; understanding
  2. in accord with the subject’s personality or mood; congeniala sympathetic atmosphere
  3. (when postpositive, often foll by to or towards) showing agreement (with) or favour (towards)sympathetic to the proposals
  4. anatomy physiol of or relating to the division of the autonomic nervous system that acts in opposition to the parasympathetic system accelerating the heartbeat, dilating the bronchi, inhibiting the smooth muscles of the digestive tract, etcCompare parasympathetic
  5. relating to vibrations occurring as a result of similar vibrations in a neighbouring bodysympathetic strings on a sitar
Derived Formssympathetically, adverb
Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for unsympathetic
adj.

1823, from un- (1) “not” + sympathetic .

sympathetic

adj.

1640s, “pertaining to sympathy,” from Modern Latin sympatheticus, from Greek sympathetikos, from sympathein, from sympathes “having a fellow feeling, affected by like feelings” (see sympathy ). Meaning “having fellow feeling” is recorded from 1718. In anatomical sense, the word is attested from 1769, from Modern Latin (nervus) sympathicus, coined by Jacques-Benigne Winslow (1669-1760), Danish anatomist living in Paris. Related: Sympathetically.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

unsympathetic in Medicine

sympathetic

[sĭm′pə-thĕtĭk]
adj.
  1. Of, relating to, or acting on the sympathetic nervous system.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

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