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condole

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Verb (intransitive)
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con=dole

CIDE DICTIONARY

condolev. i. [L. condolere; con- + dolere to feel pain, grieve. See Doleful.].
     To express sympathetic sorrow; to grieve in sympathy; -- followed by with.  [1913 Webster]
    "Your friends would have cause to rejoice, rather than condole with you."  [1913 Webster]
condolev. t. 
     To lament or grieve over.  [1913 Webster]
    "I come not, Samson, to condole thy chance."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

condole, v.intr. (foll. by with) express sympathy with a person over a loss, grief, etc.

Usage
Often confused with console.
Etymology
LL condolere (as com-, dolere suffer)

DEVIL DICTIONARY

condole

v.i. To show that bereavement is a smaller evil than sympathy.

ROGET THESAURUS

condole

Pity

VB pity, have pity, show pity, take pity, commiserate, compassionate, condole, sympathize, feel for, be sorry for, yearn for, weep, melt, thaw, enter into the feelings of, forbear, relent, relax, give quarter, wipe the tears, parcere subjectis, give a coup de gr=ace, put out of one's misery, raise pity, excite pity, touch, soften, melt, melt the heart, propitiate, disarm, ask for mercy, supplicate, cry for quarter, beg one's life, kneel, deprecate.


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