Definition of Condolence

1. Noun. An expression of sympathy with another's grief. "They sent their condolences"

Exact synonyms: Commiseration
Generic synonyms: Acknowledgement, Acknowledgment
Derivative terms: Commiserate, Condole, Condolent



Definition of Condolence

1. n. Expression of sympathy with another in sorrow or grief.

Definition of Condolence

1. Noun. comfort, support or sympathy ¹

2. Noun. (rfd-redundant same as previous sense) (countable usually plural) An expression of comfort, support, or sympathy offered to the family and friends of somebody who has died ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Condolence

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Condolence

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conditions
conditories
conditory
condo
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condo-hotels
condo hotel
condo hotels
condoes
condolatory
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condole with
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condolence (current term)
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condolingly
condom
condominium
condominiums
condomless
condomlike
condoms

Literary usage of Condolence

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Palmer's Index to "The Times" Newspaper (1892)
"Bank of England Addresses of condolence, 29 ; 4 » Court Circular ((ontinued). -- Duke of Clarence, freemasons Addresses of condolence. ..."

2. Thesaurus of English words and phrases: Classified and Arranged So as to by Peter Mark Roget, John Lewis Roget (1879)
"Phr. one's heart bleeding for ; hand ignara malí mitera succurrere disco. 915. condolence.—N. condolence ..."

3. Proceedings by Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain) (1896)
"At a Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, January 28, 1896, under the presidency of Mr. S. Vaughan Morgan, the following Address of condolence was moved ..."

4. Memoirs of the Life, Works, and Correspondence of Sir William Temple, Bart. by Thomas Peregrine Courtenay (1836)
"Temple's condolence was judicious, and De Witt's reply appropriate; both letters are, without being cold or stiff, such as sensible men would write, ..."

5. The Year Book of the United States Brewers' Association by United States Brewers' Association (1913)
"THE SECRETARY:—The Chairman of the condolence Committee has submitted the ... Thereupon the Secretary read the report as follows: REPORT OF condolence ..."

6. Treasures of Use and Beauty: An Epitome of the Choicest Gems of Wisdom by G. W. Mack (1883)
"To write a good letter of condolence, one that shall comfort and console the ... In offering condolence, do not call up the harrowing details of the sad ..."

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