[kuh n-doh-luh ns]
- Often condolences. expression of sympathy with a person who is suffering sorrow, misfortune, or grief.
Origin of condolence
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Examples from the Web for condolement
Tokens of condolement mingled themselves with welcomes and felicitations.The Home
"Don't cry so, Lucia," he said to her one night, not long after the condolement.
Then how to act (I who am no hypocrite) in the days of condolement!Clarissa, Volume 6 (of 9)
Touching this promotion, Bunce had nothing but condolement to offer to the new junior lord.Phineas Finn
The writer descanted long upon his own miseries, without any inquiry or condolement for the sufferings of the ladies.Newton Forster
Captain Frederick Marryat
- (often plural) an expression of sympathy with someone in grief, etc
Word Origin and History for condolement
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