Nasty and Sympathetic


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Nasty adjective – Having or showing a desire to cause someone pain or suffering for the sheer enjoyment of it.
Usage example: made nasty comments about how ugly she was

Sympathetic is an antonym for nasty in bad-tempered topic.
Nearby Word: nastily
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Sympathetic adjective – Having or marked by sympathy and consideration for others.
Usage example: sympathetic letters from supporters after the disappointing verdict

Nasty is an antonym for sympathetic.
Nearby Words: sympathy, sympathise, sympathetically, sympathizer, sympathiser
Antonyms for Sympathetic
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Things that words describes

person nasty person sympathetic person
character nasty character sympathetic character
man nasty man sympathetic man
woman nasty woman sympathetic woman
Other nouns: people, part, look, type, death, case, way, characters, personality, bit, villain, side, version, variant, examples.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Fire Emblem Elibe Even some villains who seem really nasty are revealed to have sympathetic qualities upon dying, such as Limstella.
  • Goodfellas: Henry Hill is a proud gangster who never kills anyone and is sympathetic through most of the film, but his associates and enemies are nasty customers.
  • He eventually became delusionally obsessed with her and started thinking she was his wife—a nasty change from his more sympathetic DCAU origin.
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