- The definition of condole means to express compassion or sorrow.
An example of condole is to cry at a funeral.
intransitive verbcondoled, condoling
Origin of condoleEcclesiastical Late Latin condolere, to suffer with ; from Classical Latin com-, with + dolere, to grieve: see doleful
intransitive verbcon·doled, con·dol·ing, con·doles
Origin of condoleLate Latin condolēre, to feel another's pain : Latin com-, com- + Latin dolēre, to grieve.
(third-person singular simple present condoles, present participle condoling, simple past and past participle condoled)
- cold one
- From Latin condolere, "to suffer with another".