- From Latin condoleo ("I feel another's pain") (Wiktionary)
“There was, obviously, no apology, and there was an expression of condolences," said White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, noting that the investigation into the incident was "at the early stages.”
“Please pass on our condolences from the other end of the world.”
“He conveyed to the fighting families letters of condolences from the President [Abbas] and updated them as to [Abbas's] decision to declare them as Shahids [Martyrs] of the Palestinian revolution ...”
“Sanchez, given flowers and condolences from the Iranian team before the match, turned in a solid outing just 24 hours after returning from Mexico — so much so that Mexico coach Ricardo Lavolpe said the keeper appeared "to have an angel watching over him.”
“The first just said "condolences" - sent from a friend who has long teased me for defending Jackson in pub arguments.”
“Likewise, Carlyle itself refrained from issuing a statement or an expression of condolences to the families of the victims, even though several of Vinnell’s employees had been wounded in the attack.8 Carlyle’s companies had billions of dollars in business with the Saudis.”
“A prayer leader — one of the many death-related occupations here — calls condolences through a tinny bullhorn.”
“So-called condolences payments have been handed out since September 2003, but the military has never disclosed how many Iraqis have received money under the plan or under what circumstances the money was doled out.”
“My condolences, that is legitimately a sad situation”
“Among those who have offered their condolences is the singer”
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need to know these words!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Nouns that are common in plural form but are non-existent or rarely used in singular form.
All my favourite words that I come across!
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