In a fifth he congratulates Lucrezia upon the birth of a son and heir, and in a sixth condoles with her upon his early death.
When the world congratulates us we rejoice, when it condoles with us we weep.
He advises to inveigle; he condoles and sympathizes to ruin.
The committee not only condoles with the decrepit member, but gives him a sum of money.
He spoke no longer as one who greets an intruder, but as one who condoles with a friend.
He condoles with me that the unbridled people occasion me so much trouble.
At this juncture Dr. Malatesta comes in and condoles with him.
late 15c., "to sorrow," from Late Latin condolere "to suffer with another," from com- "with" (see com-) + dolere "to grieve." Meaning "to express condolences" is recorded from 1650s. Related: Condoled; condoling.