Friends and colleagues have sent their condolences and reminisced about moments shared with Jamie.
I relayed the shocking news to Sechin and expressed my condolences.
I would give them my condolences and tell them what I was doing—trying to show the world the crisis in Liberia.
"formal declaration of sympathy," 1670s, plural of condolence. Reason for the plural is unclear; earliest references are to expressions from groups of persons; perhaps the habit stuck.