Condolence

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Condolence->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ condolence
condolence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ lamentation
lamentation
&c. 839
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sympathy
sympathy
consolation
PARAG:Condolence->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ condole with
condole with
console
sympathize express pity
testify pity
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ afford consolation
afford consolation
supply consolation
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ lament
lament
&c. 839
with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ express sympathy for
express sympathy for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ feel grief in common with
feel grief in common with
feel sorrow in common with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ share one's sorrow
share one's sorrow

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Condolence — Con*do lence, n. [Cf. F. condol[ e]ance.] Expression of sympathy with another in sorrow or grief. [1913 Webster] Their congratulations and their condolences. Steele. [1913 Webster] A special mission of condolence. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • condolence — index pity, solace Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • condolence — c.1600, from L.L. condolere to suffer together (see CONDOLE (Cf. condole)) + ENCE (Cf. ence). Often in form condoleance 1600 1800 …   Etymology dictionary

  • condolence — *sympathy, pity, commiseration, compassion, ruth, empathy Analogous words: consoling or consolation, solacing or solace, comforting (see corresponding verbs at COMFORT) Contrasted words: felicitation, congratulation (see corresponding verbs at… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • condolence — [n] sympathy comfort, commiseration, compassion, condolement, consolation, fellow feeling, solace; concept 633 …   New thesaurus

  • condolence — ► NOUN ▪ an expression of sympathy, especially on the occasion of a death …   English terms dictionary

  • condolence — [kən dō′ləns] n. [< LL(Ec) condolens: see CONDOLE] [often pl.] expression of sympathy with another in grief: also condolement SYN. PITY …   English World dictionary

  • condolence — UK [kənˈdəʊləns] / US [kənˈdoʊləns] noun [plural] Word forms condolence : singular condolence plural condolences condolences the things that you say to show sympathy when someone has just died We offer our condolences to David and his family on… …   English dictionary

  • condolence — [17] Condolence and sympathy are parallel formations: both go back to classical originals (late Latin condolēre and Greek sumpátheia respectively) which meant literally ‘together suffering’. Latin condolēre was a compound verb formed from the… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • condolence — [[t]kəndo͟ʊləns[/t]] condolences 1) N UNCOUNT A message of condolence is a message in which you express your sympathy for someone because one of their friends or relatives has died recently. Neil sent him a letter of condolence. 2) N PLURAL When… …   English dictionary

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