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Definition of "commiseration" [com•mis•er•a•tion]

  • The feeling or expression of pity or sorrow. See Synonyms at pity. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "commiseration" in a sentence
  • "None of which has anything to do with what you're going through, but I offer this humble tale in commiseration with your continuing insomnia problem."
  • "They looked now to where he stood outside the door, receiving commiseration from a group of mourners."
  • "Greutz, of surprise and commiseration from the German, and of something that might have been fright or pain from Julia."