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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Condole  \Con*dole"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Condoled};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Condoling}.]  [L.  condolere;  con-  +  dolere  to  feel 
  pain,  grieve.  See  {Doleful}.] 
  To  express  sympathetic  sorrow;  to  grieve  in  sympathy;  -- 
  followed  by  with 
 
  Your  friends  would  have  cause  to  rejoice,  rather  than 
  condole  with  you  --Sir  W. 
  Temple. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Condole  \Con*dole"\,  v.  t. 
  To  lament  or  grieve  over  [R.] 
 
  I  come  not  Samson,  to  condole  thy  chance.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  condole 
  v  :  express  one's  sympathetic  grieve,  as  on  the  death  of  someone 
  to  his  survivors 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  CONDOLE,  v.i.  To  show  that  bereavement  is  a  smaller  evil  than 
  sympathy. 
 
 




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