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Condolement

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Condolement Condolence. "A pitiful condolement ."
    • Condolement Sorrow; mourning; lamentation.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n condolement The act of condoling; condolence.
    • n condolement The act of sorrowing or mourning; grief; lamentation; sorrow.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Condolement expression of grief for another's sorrow
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Quotations

  • Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
    Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
    “Who originated that most exquisite of inquisitions, the condolence system?”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. con, with, dol─ôre, to grieve.

Usage

In literature:

One member was so incautious as to condole with Dr. Surtaine upon his son's disloyalty.
"The Clarion" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
Princess, to condole with thee at the death of thy friend, Captain John Smith.
"The Princess Pocahontas" by Virginia Watson
I condole with you, from my soul, on the melancholy account of your own brother's situation; God grant you may not hear such tidings!
"The Prose Works of William Wordsworth" by William Wordsworth
She has condoled with hundreds; she loves the poor but has no patience with shams.
"Charred Wood" by Myles Muredach
He offered no word of condolence or sympathy.
"The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories" by Ethel M. Dell
Constance had just whispered her condolences.
"The Husbands of Edith" by George Barr McCutcheon
But I had not made it the subject of a letter, because I knew that condolences were but renewals of grief.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Not a soul ventured to say a syllable to him, even of condolence.
"Elster's Folly" by Mrs. Henry Wood
Condolence, house of, 62.
"Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers" by W. A. Clouston
Condole = simpatii, kondolenci.
"English-Esperanto Dictionary" by John Charles O'Connor and Charles Frederic Hayes
Cunput Row Bhaca was the person addressed in the letter of condolence.
"A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Volumes I & II" by William Sleeman
We were officially informed to that effect, after the King Humbert manner, and the condolences were great.
"Indiscreet Letters From Peking"
Condolences, of course, poured in from all quarters, even the most exalted.
"The Disentanglers" by Andrew Lang
At such a moment condolence or sympathy would have been a cruel mockery.
"Kate Bonnet" by Frank R. Stockton
Nothing is more difficult to compose than a letter of consolation or condolence.
"Continental Monthly, Vol IV, Issue VI, December 1863" by Various
Lamentations and condolences were out of the question.
"The Bastonnais" by John Lesperance
When Cecil returned home Mrs. Danvers was waiting for her, ready with any amount of condolence and indignation.
"Sword and Gown" by George A. Lawrence
Lady B. I sincerely condole with her, and hope soon to hear a better account of her.
"Memoirs of the Courts and Cabinets of George the Third" by The Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
This done he withdraws and leaves them there to condole 10 their misery and to mourn under their distress.
"Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year" by E.C. Hartwell
She spoke as if she were condoling with me on the demise of a near relative.
"She and I, Volume 2" by John Conroy Hutcheson
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In poetry:

How did his flowing tears condole
As for a brother dead!
And fasting mortified his soul,
While for their life he prayed.
"Psalm 35 part 2" by Isaac Watts
How did his flowing tears condole
As for a brother dead !
And fasting mortified his soul,
While for their life he prayed.
"Psalm XXXV: Now Plead My Cause, Almighty God" by Isaac Watts
And on thy ears my words of weak condoling
Must vainly fall
The funeral bell which in thy heart is tolling,
Sounds over all!
"To My Friend OnThe Death Of His Sister" by John Greenleaf Whittier
What heart can joy, what soul can sing,
While winter over-runs the spring?
I die, yet can't my death condole;
Lord, save a dying, drooping soul.
"The Believer's Soliloquy; Especially in Times of Desertion, Temptation, Affliction, &c." by Ralph Erskine
Yet none the less glorious and holy Is shining that sun of the soul,
Let Fortune be lofty or lowly,
And Friendship rejoice or condole;
For Genius must claim as his right
True homage by day and by night!
"Genius And Friends" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
Then shortly after that his son James was shot,
For allowing a deserter to escape, such was his lot;
And through the death of his two sons he felt dejected,
And the condolence of kind neighbours by him was rejected.
"John Rouat the Fisherman" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Such as, oh, say, preparing personalized letters of condolence for fallen Navy SEALs.
Dan Malloy on Friday to get an update on the school shooting and to "express his condolences and concern" for the victims and their families.
To everyone who knew Maria, I would like to express my sincerest, most heartfelt condolences.
President Obama rightly sent his heartfelt condolences to the families in Newtown.
Condolences can be share at foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Kings Daughters Home, 620 W Boulevard, Mexico, Mo 65265 Condolences at arnoldfh.com.
We send our deepest condolences for your loss.
Condolences may be expressed to the family of Stanley R Hooper online at jacobsfuneralhomeir.com.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Cards and condolences have come in from all over the country and even world to the Marion County Sheriff's office.
Messages of condolence to Isabel 's family may be offered at skradskifuneralhomes.com.
Messages of condolence to Jean 's family may be offered online at skradskifuneralhomes.com.
Kalamazoo -area districts express condolences, offer tips on talking to children.
I extend my condolences to Mr Newman 's entire family who, together, represent our city values of service and philanthropy.
Online tributes and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting brownfuneralhomesinc.com.
Online condolences may be made at.
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In science:

Similar results holds for other algebraic structures like modules and condoles.
The categorical theory of relations and quantizations
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