Definitions for condolence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. condolence, commiseration(noun)

    an expression of sympathy with another's grief

    "they sent their condolences"


  1. condolence(Noun)

    comfort, support or sympathy

    There was not much to do after the accident but offer what condolence I could.

  2. condolence(Noun)

    An expression of comfort, support, or sympathy offered to the family and friends of somebody who has died

    I sent her a card expressing my condolences after her mother passed away.

  3. Origin: From condoleo, from con- + doleo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Condolence(noun)

    expression of sympathy with another in sorrow or grief

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. condolance.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kekoa Kaluhiwa:

    Our condolence goes out to the family of the victim.

  2. Yank Barry:

    Ya I’m a heartless little fucking creep who smash and grabs and puts people in play. I took Celine Dion for a ride on her reputation with the help of dirty-tricking Rubin Fogel everywhere I went since I have no talent of my own and no I don’t feel like tweeting her a condolence on Rene’s passing and you can’t compel me. That’s just the way I am. I’m ‘special’ like that. Life’s rough!

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