commiseration commiseration

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
  2. (n) an expression of sympathy with another's grief

Synonym(s)

News

  • Barnes and Noble: Getting Out In The Nook Of Time

    Some commiseration for B&N. The once-great brick-and-mortar citadel of books – You remember books? Made of paper. Weighed about a pound and a quarter. You had to turn the pages by hand – has been assailed by the digital revolution. And customer’s emotional engagement expectations.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "I personally have never had a friend in reality like the ones I have chosen to act in fiction - the total honesty, the total commiseration," Shatner says. "I would suggest that that kind of male friendship doesn't exist very much."
    on Jun 7, 2008 By: William Shatner Source: Forbes

  2. "There has been a positive side to this, but there have also been challenges," Kikwete, speaking Swahili, said. "We would like to congratulate the Zimbabwean people for their successes, but we would also like to express our commiseration for...
    on Jun 30, 2008 By: Jakaya Kikwete Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "I'm going to forget about footy and want to get away. I'd love to find a hole to climb into," Ryan said. "I've got a combination of feelings at the moment. Commiseration, disappointment, frustration. I just want to get away."
    on Sep 7, 2008 By: Andrew Ryan Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

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