Condoling
Condole Con*dole", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Condoled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Condoling}.] [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. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster]


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  • condole — verb (condoled; condoling) Etymology: Late Latin condolēre, from Latin com + dolēre to feel pain Date: circa 1586 intransitive verb 1. obsolete grieve 2. to express sympathetic sorrow …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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