commiserate commiserate  /kə ˈmɪ sə ˌreɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (v) to feel or express sympathy or compassion

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Usage(s):

  1. The social media is a great place to connect, whine and commiserate.
  2. In the haze of the evening the elders huddle at the village square and commiserate the loss of their best known son.
  3. The bonds had grown during their stay at the hospital and they would laugh and commiserate together.

News

  1. Fifty people shake hands with man guilty of 'odious' sex assault

    Fifty people lined up outside court yesterday to shake hands and commiserate with a "revolting" Irish man jailed for five years for sexual assault. The local parish priest was also one of the thug's admirers.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. Larimer, Boulder commissioners talk shop

    The county commissioners from Larimer and Boulder counties met Thursday to commiserate about a situation eroding their budgets and to marshal their forces for a fight in the Legislature.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Loveland Reporter-Herald

  3. Tomic and Bartoli Play On Without Their Fathers

    Bernard Tomic may be coming to terms with the strange feeling of not having his father in his corner at Wimbledon for the first time, but if he ever needs anyone to commiserate with, he can always turn to Marion Bartoli.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "The three of us are going to be partners, partners on a startup company that has a huge, huge upside," Neuheisel said. "We're going to share and commiserate equally, and together. That's what I sold."
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: Rick Neuheisel Source: Salt Lake Tribune

  2. "I'd like to congratulate the people of Zimbabwe for their success, but I'd also like to commiserate with them for their suffering," Kikwete said.
    on Jun 30, 2008 By: Jakaya Kikwete Source: Reuters South Africa

  3. "I can commiserate with them. It's tough," Levy said, referring to a Dolphins team that has opened the season with 13 straight losses. "I keep quoting Winston Churchill: 'When you're going through hell, keep on going.'"
    on Dec 10, 2007 By: Marv Levy Source: International Herald Tribune

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