- The definition of condole means to express compassion or sorrow.
An example of condole is to cry at a funeral.
condole definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Ecclesiastical Late Latin condolere, to suffer with ; from Classical Latin com-, with plush dolere, to grieve: see doleful
condole definition by American Heritage Dictionary
intransitive verb con·doled, con·dol·ing, con·doles
Origin: Late Latin condolēre, to feel another's pain : Latin com-, com- + Latin dolēre, to grieve.
- con·doˈla·toˌry adjective
- con·dolˈer noun