Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to condolence
  • adj. compassionate

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. expressing sympathy with a person who experienced the death of a loved one

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Examples

  • Canadians who are dying there are doing so in vain, and they deserve better than condolent press releases. '

    Soldiers Deserve More Than Condolences

  • Canadians who are dying there are doing so in vain, and they deserve better than condolent press releases.

    Soldiers Deserve More Than Condolences

  • Enshrined and multiplied; here were the votive statuettes and busts presented by condolent friends, assiduous place-seekers, scared men who had once had words with the dead; commissioned by the best artists found at short notice, to comfort Alexander's grief.

    Funeral Games

  • Air yer rheumatics mendin 'enny? "he demanded, with the condolent suavity of the would-be son-in-law, or grand-son-in-law, as the case may be.

    The Phantoms Of The Foot-Bridge 1895

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