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  • The act of commiserating; sorrow for the wants, afflictions, or distresses of another; pity; compassion.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Com*mis`er*a"tion (?), n. [F. commisération, fr. L. commiseratio a part of an oration intended to excite compassion.] The act of commiserating; sorrow for the wants, afflictions, or distresses of another; pity; compassion.

And pluck commiseration of his state
From brassy bosoms and rough hearts of flint.
Shak.

Syn. -- See Sympathy.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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