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condolent

[kuh n-doh-luh nt] /kənˈdoʊ lənt/
adjective
1.
feeling or expressing sorrow, sympathy, compassion, or the like.
Origin of condolent
1480-1490
First recorded in 1480-90, condolent is from the Late Latin word condolent- (stem of condolēns, present participle of condolēre). See condole, -ent
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  • By 'insolent,' not 'condolent,' as Anthony Wood quotes, Puttenham meant original.

    Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing

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