a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others;
"the blind are too often objects of pity"
an expression of sympathy with another's grief;
"they sent their condolences"
- It was easier to endure his insolence than his commiseration.
- The big, kindly, and shrewd eyes of Tushin were fixed upon him with sympathy and commiseration.
- There are exclamations of congrat-ulation and commiseration as the women learn friends' assignments.
- I offered him my commiseration.
Moving one's household..is a cause for commiseration rather than congratulation.出自： A. Toffler