from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Commiseration; pity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Commiseration.

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  • noun obsolete commiseration


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  • He listened with deep com - miseration to Flint's tale of woe and assured the dwarf that his usual booth on the fairgrounds was waiting for him.

    The Soulforge Weis, Margaret 1998

  • And howbeit that miseration and pity was growing in him from his youth, nevertheless he showed then more evidently his charitable deeds on the poor folk, succouring them profitably, so as he might at their need.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 7 1230-1298 1900

  • Your noble onnur has too much bowels of fatherly miseration.

    Anna St. Ives Thomas Holcroft 1777

  • The more common theme than the loss from default in the literature of im-miseration by capital exports is the perversity of Britain's imperfect capital market.

    A Place to Stand 2009

  • One moment the tear of com - miseration dried upon the burning cheek of rage; the next beheld it chased by some new start of passion.

    The confessional of Valombre 1812

  • Champe deplored the sad ne - cessity which occurred, and candidly confessed that the hope of enabling Washington to save the life of Andre, (who had been the subject of universal com - miseration in the American camp) greatly contributed to remove the serious difficulties which opposed his acceding to the proposition when first propounded.

    Memoirs of the war in the Southern department of the United States 1812


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