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Meaning of COMMISERATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an expression of sympathy with another's grief; "they sent their condolences"
  2. [n]  a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others; "the blind are too often objects of pity"
 

COMMISERATION is a 13 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: condolence, pathos, pity, ruth
 
 See Also: acknowledgement, acknowledgment, fellow feeling, sympathy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Com*mis`er*a"tion\, n. [F. commis['e]ration, fr.
L. commiseratio a part of an oration intended to excite
compassion.]
The act of commiserating; sorrow for the wants, afflictions,
or distresses of another; pity; compassion.

      And pluck commiseration of his state From brassy bosoms
      and rough hearts of flint.               --Shak.

Syn: See {Sympathy}.

 

 

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