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condole Syllabification: con·dole
Pronunciation: /kənˈdōl/

Definition of condole in English:


[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'.

Words that rhyme with condole

barcarole, bole, bowl, cajole, coal, Cole, console, control, dhole, dole, droll, enrol (US enroll), extol, foal, goal, hole, Joel, knoll, kohl, mol, mole, Nicole, parol, parole, patrol, pole, poll, prole, rôle, roll, scroll, Seoul, shoal, skoal, sole, soul, stole, stroll, thole, Tirol, toad-in-the-hole, toll, troll, vole, whole

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