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Definition of commiserate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive, transitive] commiserate (with somebody) (on/about/for/over something) + speechVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they commiserate
he / she / it commiserates
past simple commiserated
-ing form commiserating
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to show someone sympathy when they are upset or disappointed about something She commiserated with the losers on their defeat.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: commiserate