commiseration


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Synonyms for commiseration

Synonyms for commiseration

sympathetic, sad concern for someone in misfortune

Synonyms for commiseration

a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others

an expression of sympathy with another's grief

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He sees me suffering under the condescending attentions and prosaic discourses of the one, and the repulsive obtrusions of the other, without so much as a shadow of commiseration for me, or resentment against my tormentors.
I have often observed with concern, that distress is more apt to excite contempt than commiseration, especially among men of business, with whom poverty is understood to indicate want of ability.
And when I again heard such howling, then did it excite my commiseration once more.
Sir Pitt said with a voice of genuine alarm and commiseration.
You understand everything, I see, and have taken stock of everything, and look with commiseration on my shortcomings," he began again, raising his voice.
He became almost hysterical, and the two ladies, full of commiseration, soothed him the best they could before they let him go back to his cottage.
She has always given me reason to believe, that after having shown so much commiseration and friendship in my misery, she would not desert me, should happier times return.
Master sounds unfeeling, mim,' said Miggs, in a tone of commiseration, 'but such is not his intentions, I'm sure.
If you had never yielded to this fatal mania, Pancks,' said Clennam, more in commiseration than retaliation, 'it would have been how much better for you, and how much better for me
Noah, whose top waistcoat-button might have been somewhere on a level with the crown of Oliver's head, rubbed his eyes with the inside of his wrists while this commiseration was bestowed upon him, and performed some affecting tears and sniffs.
There are very few moments in a man's existence when he experiences so much ludicrous distress, or meets with so little charitable commiseration, as when he is in pursuit of his own hat.
Tupman, with an air of gentle commiseration, as if animal spirits were contraband, and their possession without a permit a high crime and misdemeanour.
Many were the cries of astonishment and of commiseration which arose from them when they perceived the youth of one of the strangers and the destitution of the other.
Clean Spirit shows far more than just the race, filming the team in their hotel rooms, on the bus, at training rides, meals, and massage, team meetings, celebrations of victory and commiseration of defeats and crashes, and more.
She offered her heartfelt commiseration and sympathy with the family of late Khalid Sarwar and prayed to Almighty to rest the departed soul in eternal peace in heavens and grant fortitude to the members of the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.