v. grieve; express sympathy; speak sympathetically to one in pain, grief, or misfortune
My hamster died this morning, my friends condole with me and help bury him in the yard.
Sentence in Classic:
With these expressions of condolence, the fat gentleman shook hands with both ladies, and drawing up a chair, inquired how they found themselves.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
In the seventh week, there came a telegram from Colonel Hampton himself, and then a letter, a kind, dignified letter of condolence.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The neglect had been visited on the head of the sinner; for when poor Lady Elliot died herself, no letter of condolence was received at Kellynch, and, consequently, there was but too much reason to apprehend that the Dalrymples considered the relationship as closed.
As Heyward, however, no longer expected that rescue which time and distance now rendered so improbable, he regarded these little peculiarities with an eye devoid of interest, devoting himself entirely to the comfort and condolence of his feebler companions.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
He told Zillah to give me a glass of brandy, and then passed on to the inner room; while she condoled with me on my sorry predicament, and having obeyed his orders, whereby I was somewhat revived, ushered me to bed.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context