Does the sentence "I feel bad about you" have the same meaning as "I feel bad for you"?

  • No. The former has a condescending tone while the latter has a sympathetic tone. It would be appreciated if you included the research that was done before posting the question.
    – BiscuitBoy
    Commented Feb 5, 2016 at 4:49

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"I feel bad about you" says that the person who is saying this does not have a good feeling and shows negative emotion about the person "YOU" while second sentence "I feel bad for you" says that whatever the person has heard about the person is not good shows sympathetic emotion.

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