Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of sympathizer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
  • n. someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful

Etymologies

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Examples

  • But to describe him as an IRA sympathiser is wilfully ignorant (to be charitable).

    Linkspam for 29-8-2009

  • He said he had been labelled a sympathiser on the basis of one person's statement.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He was labelled a sympathiser on the basis of someone's statement, he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He was recognised as Fulvius Flaccus, a senator, a man perhaps already known as a sympathiser with schemes of reform.

    A History of Rome During the Later Republic and Early Principate

  • It can blind you, then you make stupid mistakes, which could convert a vague 'sympathiser' into an active terrorist.

    Army Rumour Service

  • That agrees with the 20% 'sympathiser' figure given by Mr Rafiq.

    Army Rumour Service

  • The Congress is planning to add a glamour quotient in the capital's electoral scene by roping in Bollywood superstar and party 'sympathiser' Shahrukh Khan

    rediff.com

  • He was doing well as a lawyer until 1972, when Amin, having ousted Obote in a coup, branded Binaisa a Zionist sympathiser because he was an attorney for the Israeli embassy.

    Godfrey Binaisa

  • Young Ted Miliband would take Stears to a book shop to show him books by his dad – the Marxist intellectual Ralph Miliband, in whose politics the right think they will find their best attack lines: that the younger Miliband is a secret sympathiser to his dad's long-incubated Marxist ideas.

    Ed Miliband leadership: 'Red Ed' yearns to put forward his centrist vision

  • It quoted a Libyan rebel sympathiser living abroad but in daily contact with activists in the capital as saying: "There have been attacks by Tripoli people and a lot of people have been killed on the army side."

    With Tripoli's rebel underground

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