The definition of condole means to express compassion or sorrow.
An example of condole is to cry at a funeral.
To express sympathy; mourn in sympathy; commiserate.
To express sympathy or sorrow.
I condoled with him in his loss.
To show grief for.
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".