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Meaning of CONDOLE

Pronunciation:  kun'dowl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  express one's sympathetic grieve, as on the death of someone to his survivors
 

CONDOLE is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: commiserate, sympathise, sympathize

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Con*dole"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Condoled}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Condoling}.] [L. condolere; con- + dolere to feel
    pain, grieve. See {Doleful}.]
    To express sympathetic sorrow; to grieve in sympathy; --
    followed by with.
    
          Your friends would have cause to rejoice, rather than
          condole with you.                        --Sir W.
                                                   Temple.
    
    
  2. \Con*dole"\, v. t.
    To lament or grieve over. [R.]
    
          I come not, Samson, to condole thy chance. --Milton.
    
    
 

 

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