What does sympathizer mean?

sympathizer meaning in General Dictionary

somebody who commiserates with anyone who has had misfortune

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  • an individual who shares your emotions or opinions and hopes that you'll be effective
  • One who sympathizes
  • a person who sympathizes.

sympathizer meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1815, representative noun from sympathize.

Sentence Examples with the word sympathizer

Reeder (1807-1864), who showed himself a pro-slavery sympathizer as first Territorial governor, was removed from office for favouring the free-state party; he became a leader in the free-state cause.

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