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condole

[ kuhn-dohl ]
/ k蓹n藞do蕣l /
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verb (used without object), con路doled, con路dol路ing.
to express sympathy with a person who is suffering sorrow, misfortune, or grief (usually followed by with): to condole with a friend whose father has died.
verb (used with object), con路doled, con路dol路ing.
Obsolete. to grieve with.
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Origin of condole

1580鈥90; <Late Latin condol膿re, equivalent to con-con- + dol膿re to feel pain; akin to dolor

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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH condole

condole , console
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British Dictionary definitions for condole

condole
/ (k蓹n藞d蓹蕣l) /

verb
(intr foll by with) to express sympathy with someone in grief, pain, etc

Derived forms of condole

condolatory, adjectivecondoler, nouncondolingly, adverb

Word Origin for condole

C16: from Church Latin condol膿re to suffer pain (with another), from Latin com- together + dol膿re to grieve, feel pain
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