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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An expression of sympathy with another's grief; A feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others.

Usage examples (36)
  • They looked now to where he stood outside the door, receiving commiseration from a group of mourners.
  • Greutz, of surprise and commiseration from the German, and of something that might have been fright or pain from Julia.
  • When I saw this cartoon, though, I felt a certain commiseration.
  • Chris, her arm still around him, patted his shoulder in commiseration. for more
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