condolent

[ kuh n-doh-luh nt ]
/ kənˈdoʊ lənt /

adjective

feeling or expressing sorrow, sympathy, compassion, or the like.

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Origin of condolent

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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Example sentences from the Web for condolent

  • By 'insolent,' not 'condolent,' as Anthony Wood quotes, Puttenham meant original.

    Sir Walter Ralegh|William Stebbing