Commiseration (noun)

Sympathetic pity and sorrow for the misfortunes of others.


The word "commiseration" comes from the latin "com" meaning "together" and "miseratio" meaning "pity".


  1. His friends offered him commiseration after he lost his job.
  2. She offered commiseration to the victims of the disaster.
  3. Commiseration is a natural human emotion when someone is going through a difficult time.
  4. The employee's dismissal was met with commiseration from his colleagues.
  5. The soldier's death was met with commiseration from his comrades.
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