Definition of condole in English:


Line breaks: con|dole
Pronunciation: /kənˈdəʊl


[no object] (condole with)
Express sympathy for (someone); grieve with: the priest came to condole with Madeleine
More example sentences
  • ‘We were shocked by this incident and the MILF condoles with the families of those killed in the attack,’ MILF spokesman Eid Kabalu said.
  • Barwari thanked Iraq's allies and condoled with the victims' families in the recent attacks in Fallujah and areas where Iraqi rebel resistance is heavily felt.
  • In March 1842, Mr Clerk of the Ludhiana political agency had led a diplomatic mission to Amritsar to condole with Maharaja Sher Singh on the death of his predecessor and congratulate him upon his accession.


late 16th century: from Christian Latin condolere, from con- 'with' + dolere 'grieve, suffer'.

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