What is the Latin translation for empathy

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Marie2104 on 8/14/18 at 5:55 pm (citation)
What does empathy mean in Latin?

Thanks in advance.

lG
Marie
Graeculus on 8/14/18 at 6:20 p.m. (citation)
Difficult. Is an ancient Greek word (empátheia), but it had a completely different meaning: violent emotion, passion. A Roman could have adopted this as a foreign word, but then attached the original meaning to it.
“Empathy describes the ability and willingness to recognize and understand feelings, thoughts, emotions, motives and personality traits of another person. Empathy also generally includes the ability to respond appropriately to other people's feelings, for example pity, sadness, pain and helpfulness out of compassion. "

That should require a fairly extensive paraphrase. Have fun then!
p m b on 8/14/18 at 6:55 p.m. (citation)
Suggestion:
facultas et voluntas animum aliorum perspiciendi, intellegendi respiciendique
q n c on 8/15/18 at 8:32 a.m. (citation) III
far too long for a term. Do not take!
Seraph on 8/15/18 at 12:02 p.m. (citation) II

In short: humanitas (ability to be human)
More specifically: cura rerum alienarum (ability to sympathize with the feelings of another), see Cicero, De officiis 1, 30.

"Ability, wealth" remains untranslated (see MBS § 12)
Marie2104 on 8/15/18 at 4:27 p.m. (citation)
Many Thanks. There does not seem to be a word that includes all aspects. I thought so. It's also a modern term that probably didn't exist in the ancient world as we understand it today.