Condolence

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Definition

(my) condolences: (my) commiserations, sympathy
noun
I gave my condolences to my neighbor; her husband died yesterday.

a letter of condolence: a letter to express sympathy and sadness
noun

Examples

  • "My condolences for the recent death of your kitten 'Princess Sparkles'."
  • "My condolences."
  • "Before I begin reading the will, please accept my condolences for the loss of your grandfather, Mr. Jones."

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