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commiserate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Commiserate  \Com*mis"er*ate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Commiserated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Commiserating}.]  [L. 
  commiseratus  p.  p.  of  commiserari  to  commiserate;  com-  + 
  miserari  to  pity.  See  {Miserable}.] 
  To  feel  sorrow,  pain,  or  regret  for  to  pity. 
 
  Then  must  we  those  who  groan,  beneath  the  weight  Of 
  age,  disease,  or  want  commiserate.  --Denham. 
 
  We  should  commiserate  our  mutual  ignorance.  --Locke. 
 
  Syn:  To  pity;  compassionate;  lament;  condole. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  commiserate 
  v  :  to  feel  or  express  sympathy  or  compassion  [syn:  {sympathize}] 




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