Sympathy in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation and Dictionary
sympathy
[ˈsɪmpəθɪ]
noun
1. compasión (f) (pity, compassion)
  • you have my deepest sympathy (Formal) le doy mi más sincero pésame
2. comprensión (f) (understanding); apoyo (m) solidaridad (f) (support)
  • to feel sympathy for somebody simpatizar con alguien
  • sympathy strike (industria) huelga (f) de solidaridad or apoyo
sympathy [ˈsɪmpəθɪ]
noun
1 (compassion) compasión (f)
have you no sympathy? ¿no tiene compasión?; his sympathy for the underdog su compasión por los desvalidos; you have my deepest sympathy te compadezco; you won't get any sympathy from me! ¡no me das ninguna pena!
these people need our help and sympathy
a letter of sympathy un pésame; I have no sympathy for him no siento ninguna compasión or pena por él
and he added that he had no sympathy with those who can pay tax, but don't
to express one's sympathy (on the death of) dar el pésame (por la muerte de)
2 (agreement) solidaridad (f)
they came out in sympathy with their colleagues se declararon en huelga por solidaridad con sus colegas
to [strike] in sympathy with sb workers downed tools and came out in sympathy with their colleagues in other shipyards to [be in] [have] sympathy (with) I am in sympathy with your suggestions
I have some sympathy with this point of view comparto en parte este punto de vista; the sympathies of the crowd were with him la multitud estaba de su lado or lo apoyaba; the sky clouded over, in sympathy with her mood el cielo se nubló, poniéndose así a tono con su estado de ánimo
3 sympathies (Pol) simpatías (f)
she has expressed Republican sympathies ha expresado sus simpatías por los republicanos
4 (affinity) comprensión (f); afinidad (f);between entre
there seemed to be a sympathy between the boy and the bees
modifier
sympathy strike (n) huelga (f) de solidaridad
sympathy vote (n) voto (m) de solidaridad
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