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condolence Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun an expression of sympathy with another's grief
    commiseration.
    • they sent their condolences
WordNet

Con*do"lence noun
Etymology
Cf. F. condoléance.
Definitions
  1. Expression of sympathy with another in sorrow or grief.
    Their congratulations and their condolences. Steele.
    A special mission of condolence. Macaulay.

Webster 1913