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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 同情 (doujou)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 同情 (doujou)

Kana: どうじょう
Kanji: 同情
Romaji: doujou

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: sympathy, compassion, sympathize, sympathise, pity, feel for
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

その顔に心からの同情の色があらわれた。
sono kao ni kokoro kara no doujou no iro ga arawareta.
His face worked with genuine compassion.

私はこれらの懸念と、その背後にある脅威や失望に同情していた。
watashi wa korera no ke’nen to, sono haigo ni aru kyoui ya shitsubou ni doujou shite ita.
I was sympathetic to those fears and to the threats and frustrations behind them.

同情 (doujou)

中国人は、アメリカが衰退していると思って、同情を寄せる。
chuugokujin wa, amerika ga suitai shite iru to omotte, doujou o yoseru.
Chinese pity comes from their belief that America is a country in decline.

心からご同情申し上げますが、できるだけ速かに仕事にかかれるように、すべての事実を知らなくてはなりませんのです。
kokoro kara godoujou moushiagemasu ga, dekiru dake hayaka ni shigoto ni kakareru you ni, subete no jijitsu o shiranakute wa narimasen no desu.
We’ve every sympathy for you, but we want to know all the facts we can so as to get to work as quick as possible.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 同情 (tóngqíng)
Korean: 동정 (dongjeong)

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