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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

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a letter of condolence.

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