verb (used with object), com·mis·er·at·ed, com·mis·er·at·ing.
verb (used without object), com·mis·er·at·ed, com·mis·er·at·ing.
Origin of commiserate
Can be confusedcommensurate commiserate
Examples from the Web for commiseration
She looked into her lover's face and saw in it a look of commiseration and perplexity.War and Peace|Leo Tolstoy
They rouse the commiseration of the populace, which at Paris is easily stimulated and frenzied.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
But I think the greatest part of this favor was owing to their commiseration of those whom they saw to make no innovations.The Wars of the Jews or History of the Destruction of Jerusalem|Flavius Josephus
The aboriginal inhabitants of these countries I have regarded with the commiseration their history inspires.
Sam approached him with a very slow, dignified step, and a look of commiseration.