condolence


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con·do·lence

 (kən-dō′ləns)
n.
1. Sympathy with a person who has experienced pain, grief, or misfortune: paid a visit of condolence to the grieving family. See Synonyms at pity.
2. often condolences An expression or declaration of such sympathy.

con·do′lent adj.

condolence

(kənˈdəʊləns) or

condolement

n
(often plural) an expression of sympathy with someone in grief, etc

con•do•lence

(kənˈdoʊ ləns)

n.
Often, condolences. expression of sympathy with a person who is suffering sorrow, misfortune, or grief.
Sometimes, con•dole′ment.
[1595–1605]
con•do′lent, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.condolence - an expression of sympathy with another's griefcondolence - an expression of sympathy with another's grief; "they sent their condolences"
acknowledgement, acknowledgment - a statement acknowledging something or someone; "she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment"; "the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her"

condolence

noun sympathy, pity, compassion, consolation, commiseration, fellow feeling She sent him a letter of condolence.

condolence

noun
Sympathetic, sad concern for someone in misfortune:
Translations
تَعْزِيَه
kondolencesoustrast
kondolence
BeileidKondolenz
részvétnyilvánítás
tjáning samhryggîar
līdzjūtība
baş sağlığı

condolence

[kənˈdəʊləns] N (usu pl) → pésame m
to send one's condolencesdar el pésame
please accept my condolencesle acompaño en el sentimiento

condolence

[kənˈdəʊləns]
n
a message of condolence → un message de condoléances
a letter of condolence → une lettre de condoléances
condolences nplcondoléances fpl
to send one's condolences → envoyer ses condoléances
to offer one's condolences → présenter ses condoléances
to express one's condolences → exprimer ses condoléances, faire ses condoléances

condolence

nBeileid nt no pl, → Anteilnahme f, → Kondolenz f no pl (pej); message/letter of condolenceKondolenzbotschaft f/-brief m; book of condolence(s)Kondolenzbuch nt; please accept my condolences on the death of your mother(meine) aufrichtige Anteilnahme zum Tode Ihrer Mutter

condolence

(kənˈdəuləns) noun
sympathy. a letter of condolence.

condolence

n. condolencia, pésame.

condolence

n condolencia; Please accept my condolences..Quiero dar mis condolencias
References in classic literature ?
I have been to pay the parents a visit of condolence, and found them living in the direst poverty and disorder.
I felt that no words of condolence availed, and I let him lie there quietly.
Kutuzov was a traitor, and Prince Vasili during the visits of condolence paid to him on the occasion of his daughter's death said of Kutuzov, whom he had formerly praised (it was excusable for him in his grief to forget what he had said), that it was impossible to expect anything else from a blind and depraved old man.
With these expressions of condolence, the fat gentleman shook hands with both ladies, and drawing up a chair, inquired how they found themselves.
Clapp's family, who came over from Brompton to pay a visit of condolence, not a single soul alive ever cared a penny piece about old John Sedley, or remembered the existence of such a person.
Every qualification is raised at times, by the circumstances of the moment, to more than its real value; and she was sometimes worried down by officious condolence to rate good-breeding as more indispensable to comfort than good-nature.
Yet, having intimated that her appearance was peculiar, as being unlike that of her Flemish companions, I have little more to say respecting it; I can pronounce no encomiums on her beauty, for she was not beautiful; nor offer condolence on her plainness, for neither was she plain; a careworn character of forehead, and a corresponding moulding of the mouth, struck me with a sentiment resembling surprise, but these traits would probably have passed unnoticed by any less crotchety observer.
They were very good to him, but not always particularly wise in their attempts to cheer and amuse; and Rose often found him much downcast after a visit of condolence from the Clan.
And here, instead of its being a matter of condolence, it turns out to be one of congratulation.
She wished me to look after the house, to see callers, and answer notes of condolence.
After a few first sentences of sympathy and condolence, the writer announced his arrival at Mr.
Last night we learned the death of Chrysostom and that he was to be buried here, and out of curiosity and pity we left our direct road and resolved to come and see with our eyes that which when heard of had so moved our compassion, and in consideration of that compassion and our desire to prove it if we might by condolence, we beg of you, excellent Ambrosia, or at least I on my own account entreat you, that instead of burning those papers you allow me to carry away some of them.