Definition of commiseration noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kəˌmɪzəˈreɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//kəˌmɪzəˈreɪʃn//
[uncountable, countable](formal)
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an expression of sympathy for somebody who has had something unpleasant happen to them, especially not winning a competition I offered him my commiseration. Commiserations to the losing team!
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: commiseration