Condole meaning

kən-dōl'
The definition of condole means to express compassion or sorrow.

An example of condole is to cry at a funeral.

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To express sympathy; mourn in sympathy; commiserate.
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To grieve.
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To express sympathetic sorrow; to lament in sympathy.
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To express sympathy or sorrow.

I condoled with him in his loss.

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To show grief for.
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Origin of condole

  • Late Latin condolēre to feel another's pain Latin com- com- Latin dolēre to grieve
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin condolere, "to suffer with another".
    From Wiktionary