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 Dictionary entry overview: What does commiserate mean? 

  The verb COMMISERATE has 1 sense:

1. to feel or express sympathy or compassion

  Familiarity information: COMMISERATE used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1commiserate [BACK TO TOP]


To feel or express sympathy or compassion

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling


commiserate; sympathise; sympathize

Hypernyms (to "commiserate" is one way to...):

compassionate; condole with; feel for; pity; sympathize with (share the suffering of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "commiserate"):

condole (express one's sympathetic grief, on the occasion of someone's death)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue commiserate

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