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Meaning of COMMISERATE

Pronunciation:  ku'mizu`reyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  to feel or express sympathy or compassion
 

COMMISERATE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: sympathise, sympathize
 
 See Also: compassionate, condole, condole with, feel for, pity, sympathize with

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Com*mis"er*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Commiserated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Commiserating}.] [L.
commiseratus, p. p. of commiserari to commiserate; com- +
miserari to pity. See {Miserable}.]
To feel sorrow, pain, or regret for; to pity.

      Then must we those, who groan, beneath the weight Of
      age, disease, or want, commiserate.      --Denham.

      We should commiserate our mutual ignorance. --Locke.

Syn: To pity; compassionate; lament; condole.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ache, be sorry for, bleed, bleed for, comfort, compassionate, condole with, console, express sympathy for, feel for, feel sorrow for, feel sorry for, feel with, grieve for, grieve with, lament for, pity, sorrow with, speak soothing words, sympathize, sympathize with, weep for, weep with
 

 

 

 

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