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When art thou so ready, when is it so seasonable to thee, to commiserate, as in misery?

I scarcely knew whether to envy or commiserate their apathy.

They appeared to know her well, and seemed greatly to commiserate us.

Strongly did I commiserate her, and gently strove to draw her into discourse.

I commiserate with you on the loss of your salary of eighteen pence a week.

He exhibited an anguish that they were not able to commiserate.

How then can we commiserate with it as an unfortunate country?

This we know, for it has been our own state, and therefore we know how to commiserate it in others.

I cannot blame you for what you have done:—I commiserate—I pity you!

Taught in the school of slavery, he knew how to commiserate the slave.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Latin commiseratus, past participle of commiserari "to pity, bewail" (see commiseration). Related: Commiserated; commiserating. An Old English loan-translation of commiserate was efensargian.

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