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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of commiserate.

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Examples

  • Schieffer concluded by wondering if, like Thomas Jefferson, Obama is finding the presidency to be a "splendid misery" and quoting Jefferson, who once said "the presidency had brought him nothing but increasing drudgery and a daily loss of friends," commiserated: "Have you lost any friends yet?"

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  • Schieffer concluded by wondering if, like Thomas Jefferson, Obama is finding the presidency to be a "splendid misery" and quoting Jefferson, who once said "the presidency had brought him nothing but increasing drudgery and a daily loss of friends," commiserated: "Have you lost any friends yet?"

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  • Budget Committee Chair Kent Conrad (D-ND) and Ranking Republican Judd Gregg (R-NH) commiserated that they were almost alone among their colleagues in their concern for the long-run credit worthiness of the United States.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Strong Dollar

  • Biden, who has had two craniotomies to remove aneurysms, said he commiserated with Giffords about the challenges of recovery.

    Rep. Giffords casts debt-limit vote on House floor

  • Doug Robertson and I commiserated about it once, only he took the idea and Dirty Snowflake Apparel was born.

    Hooping.org | Blog | Hooping Clothes For Guys: Dirty Snowflake

  • They commiserated with representatives of big business, like American Airlines.

    Entrepreneurs smell opportunity

  • Biden, who has had two craniotomies to remove aneurysms, said he commiserated with Giffords about the challenges of recovery.

    Rep. Giffords casts debt-limit vote on House floor

  • It was epitomized in the moment where Romney was campaigning last year and spoke to a Florida unemployed man and commiserated that he, too, was also unemployed.

    John Wellington Ennis: Why Mitt Romney Won't Get the Job

  • I commiserated Patrick Swayze's death back in September (How I'll Always Remember Patrick Swayze) and saw pictures of his final year or two and was awestruck at how his physique had deteriorated.

    How I'll Always Remember Dennis Hopper

  • It was epitomized in the moment where Romney was campaigning last year and spoke to a Florida unemployed man and commiserated that he, too, was also unemployed.

    John Wellington Ennis: Why Mitt Romney Won't Get the Job

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