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sympathetic: compassionate, understanding
In English, the term "sympathetic" has a few meanings, but the primary sense of the term is "understanding" or "favorably inclined".

Management wasn't very sympathetic to my request for more money. They really don't understand that I need a higher salary.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I understand your problem and sympathise with you.
US: My boss is very unsympathetic.

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