Condole



[kuh n-dohl] /kənˈdoʊl/

verb (used without object), condoled, condoling.
1.
to express sympathy with a person who is suffering sorrow, misfortune, or grief (usually followed by with):
to condole with a friend whose father has died.
verb (used with object), condoled, condoling.
2.
Obsolete. to grieve with.
/kənˈdəʊl/
verb
1.
(intransitive) foll by with. to express sympathy with someone in grief, pain, etc
v.

late 15c., “to sorrow,” from Late Latin condolere “to suffer with another,” from com- “with” (see com-) + dolere “to grieve.” Meaning “to express condolences” is recorded from 1650s. Related: Condoled; condoling.

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    [kuh n-doh-luh ns] /kənˈdoʊ ləns/ noun 1. Often, condolences. expression of sympathy with a person who is suffering sorrow, misfortune, or grief. /kənˈdəʊləns/ noun 1. (often pl) an expression of sympathy with someone in grief, etc n. c.1600, from Late Latin condolere “to suffer together” (see condole) + -ence. Often in form condoleance 1600-1800.

  • Condolence

    [kuh n-doh-luh ns] /kənˈdoʊ ləns/ noun 1. Often, condolences. expression of sympathy with a person who is suffering sorrow, misfortune, or grief. /kənˈdəʊləns/ noun 1. (often pl) an expression of sympathy with someone in grief, etc n. c.1600, from Late Latin condolere “to suffer together” (see condole) + -ence. Often in form condoleance 1600-1800.



  • Condolences

    [kuh n-doh-luh ns] /kənˈdoʊ ləns/ noun 1. Often, condolences. expression of sympathy with a person who is suffering sorrow, misfortune, or grief. /kənˈdəʊləns/ noun 1. (often pl) an expression of sympathy with someone in grief, etc n. “formal declaration of sympathy,” 1670s, plural of condolence. Reason for the plural is unclear; earliest references are to […]

  • Condolent

    [kuh n-doh-luh nt] /kənˈdoʊ lənt/ adjective 1. feeling or expressing sorrow, sympathy, compassion, or the like.



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