Definition of commiseration in English:

commiseration

Syllabification: com·mis·er·a·tion
Pronunciation: /kəˌmizəˈrāSH(ə)n
 
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noun

1Sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others; compassion: the other actors offered him clumsy commiseration
More example sentences
  • He simply didn't wish to degrade either of their sensibilities with points of commiseration.
  • This time, Billy Stone came prepared with more than words of commiseration.
  • On Wednesday, an embarrassed American student came in search of commiseration.
Synonyms
condolence(s), sympathy, pity, comfort, solace, consolation; compassion, understanding
informal pity party
2 (commiserations) Expressions of sympathy and sorrow for another: our commiserations to those who didn’t win
More example sentences
  • To the tens of millions who voted for John Kerry, my commiserations.
  • I'm raising a glass for you, whether for celebrations or commiserations.
  • Offering their hands, their congratulations were merely my commiserations.

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