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Meaning of CONDOLENCE

Pronunciation:  kun'dowluns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an expression of sympathy with another's grief; "they sent their condolences"
 

CONDOLENCE is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: commiseration
 
 See Also: acknowledgement, acknowledgment

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*do"lence\, n. [Cf. F. condol['e]ance.]
Expression of sympathy with another in sorrow or grief.

      Their congratulations and their condolences. --Steele.

      A special mission of condolence.         --Macaulay.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aid and comfort, assurance, benevolence, clemency, comfort, commiseration, compassion, consolation, easement, encouragement, favor, feeling, forbearance, forgiveness, grace, humanity, kindness, leniency, mercy, mitigation, pardon, pathos, pity, quarter, reassurance, relief, reprieve, ruth, self-pity, shred of comfort, solace, solacement, support, sympathy
 

 

 

 

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