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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.
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expressing sympathy to a bereaved person
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|Adj.||1.||condolent - expressing sympathy with a person who experienced the death of a loved one|
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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