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noun as in sympathy

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Kathy and I send our love and condolences to Tony’s family and friends during this difficult time.

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First, introduce yourself, explaining your connection to the deceased, and then express your condolences in the normal way.

We extend our deepest condolences to her family and loved ones.

His acts of condolence and celebration set off a chain reaction that sickened at least 16 people.

Grisham offered condolences to members on his Facebook page.

The family remain close to the democracy icon, who earlier this month sent a letter of condolences to Than Dar.

I would give them my condolences and tell them what I was doing—trying to show the world the crisis in Liberia.

Among the most memorable have been posters expressing condolences for the deaths of Trayvon Martin and James Gandolfini.

“Families in Upper Egypt are not accepting condolences,” said El Magd.

Without waiting to give explanations or to receive condolences or advice the sub hurried off to his cabin and changed into No.

The Emperor of Russia did not write personally, but contented himself with sending condolences by a charg d'affaires.

The other two priests had departed after expressing their condolences to Mrs. Kennedy.

This gave Tom Tristram a much-coveted opportunity to offer his condolences.

He threw his cigar away, jerked himself into his coat, and left the room with jeering condolences in his wake.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to condolences, such as: compassion, solace, consolation, commiseration, comfort, and fellow feeling.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.