condole condole

Definition(s):

  • (v) express one's sympathetic grief, on the occasion of someone's death

Usage(s):

  1. If the collector is a worthy soul, it is certainly right to condole with him for parting on compulsion with objects that are dear to him.
  2. Most of the Royalist Senators and Deputies have gone to the Chateau d'Eu to condole with the Count of Paris and witness his departure from France.

Quotes

  1. "We condemn the Hyderabad bomb attacks. We regret and condole many innocent deaths," Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury, government adviser in charge of the foreign ministry, told reporters. "But we reject the groundless statement of the chief minister...
    on Aug 25, 2007 By: Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. "I condole the death of Tansen Kashyap, zilla Panchayat head and son of Balram Kashyap, senior party MP from Bastar," BJP President Rajnath Singh said in a statement.
    on Sep 26, 2009 By: Rajnath Singh Source: Press Trust of India

  3. "I condole the loss of lives and regret the destruction of property. I sincerely hope the state government will be able to take necessary steps and move towards effective deployment of security forces," Singh said.
    on Nov 20, 2007 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Zee News

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