Definition of empath in English:

empath

noun

  • (chiefly in science fiction) a person with the paranormal ability to perceive the mental or emotional state of another individual.

    • ‘I don't have to be an empath to see how much he likes her - can't tell what he sees in her, but it's probably not my business.’
    • ‘I don't have telepathic skills I'm not even an empath.’
    • ‘She didn't need to be a telepath or an empath to know that.’
    • ‘But being an empath carried its own curse; grief and despair were constantly bombarding him from all sides.’
    • ‘It doesn't take an empath or psychologist to know that he's thinking hard.’
    • ‘He didn't want her worrying about his past, but it was hard to hide what you felt from an empath.’
    • ‘As an empath, she could feel another's concentration, feel another's worry, and another's confidence.’
    • ‘‘I don't have to be an empath to know what you're thinking,’ Efia said serenely, looking backward once or twice.’
    • ‘I may not be an empath as you are, brother, but I know you.’
    • ‘Kai, I don't need to be an empath to read your thoughts right now.’
    • ‘Yes, you are an empath, but I wonder if you supposed the full extent of my hatred for you.’
    • ‘Barathor was an empath, he could feel others emotions but most specifically pain.’
    • ‘Egewe had discerned that a part of the reason for this was that Kjarian did not entirely trust the empath, and so he was largely emotionally guarded when within his presence.’
    • ‘It was impossible to make an empath think you were having fun if you really weren't, and the last thing he wanted to do was hurt her feelings after all.’

Pronunciation

empath

/ˈɛmpaθ/