verb (used without object), con·doled, con·dol·ing.
verb (used with object), con·doled, con·dol·ing.
- conditioned stimulus,
- conditioned suppression,
Origin of condole
Examples from the Web for condoles
At this juncture Dr. Malatesta comes in and condoles with him.The Standard Light Operas|George Upton
He condoles with me that the unbridled people occasion me so much trouble.Egmont|Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
He advises to inveigle; he condoles and sympathizes to ruin.Library Notes|A. P. Russell
When the world congratulates us we rejoice, when it condoles with us we weep.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
He spoke no longer as one who greets an intruder, but as one who condoles with a friend.The Red Room|H. G. Wells
Word Origin for condole
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.