condole

[kuhn-dohl]
verb (used without object), condoled, condoling.
1.
to express sympathy with a person who is suffering sorrow, misfortune, or grief (usually followed by with ): to condole with a friend whose father has died.
verb (used with object), condoled, condoling.
2.
Obsolete. to grieve with.

Origin:
1580–90; < Late Latin condolēre, equivalent to con- con- + dolēre to feel pain; akin to dolor

condolatory [kuhn-doh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] , adjective
condoler, noun
condolingly, adverb
uncondolatory, adjective
uncondoled, adjective
uncondoling, adjective

condole, console.
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condole (kənˈdəʊl)
 
vb (foll by with)
to express sympathy with someone in grief, pain, etc
 
[C16: from Church Latin condolēre to suffer pain (with another), from Latin com- together + dolēre to grieve, feel pain]
 
con'dolatory
 
adj
 
con'doler
 
n
 
con'dolingly
 
adv

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condole
late 15c., "to sorrow," from L.L. condolere (see condolence). Meaning "to express condolences" is recorded from 1650s.
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Example sentences
His many friends condole with her and deeply sympathize for her in this great bereavement.
Old bachelor friends would call in to condole, and find but conviviality.
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