Synonyms for commiserating
Antonyms for commiserating
- be indifferent
- turn away
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMMISERATING
Commiserating their condition, he gave them one of their black companions.
The poor had a commiserating friend in her and the sick a tender nurse.
"I hope you are not sick, Washburn," I said, in commiserating tones.
She did, however, wake up to the fact that Coombe and Maiden were commiserating her.
Andrei Petrovitch talked to me in a sort of commiserating way.
Miss Verney's eyes fixed themselves on her in a commiserating stare.
And casting a commiserating glance at Viviana, she closed the door.
"He was a world of trouble to you, ma'am," said Mrs. Hubble, commiserating my sister.
"I was sorry to hear of your disappointment," added she, in a commiserating tone.
"I could see that you were commiserating me over my weakness," said Holmes, laughing.
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.