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v. com·mis·er·at·ed, com·mis·er·at·ing, com·mis·er·ates
To feel or express sorrow or pity for; sympathize with.
To feel or express sympathy: commiserated over their failure.
[Latin commiserārī, commiserāt- : com-, com- + miserārī, to pity (from miser, wretched).]
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|Adj.||1.||commiserative - feeling or expressing sympathy; "made commiserative clicking sounds with his tongue"- Kenneth Roberts|
sympathetic - expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward; "sympathetic to the students' cause"; "a sympathetic observer"; "a sympathetic gesture"
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