[kuh n-dohl] /kənˈdoʊl/

verb (used without object), condoled, condoling.
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.
Obsolete. to grieve with.
(intransitive) foll by with. to express sympathy with someone in grief, pain, etc

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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