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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·mis·er·a·tion n.  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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of
           others; "the blind are too often objects of pity" [syn:
           pity, ruth, pathos]
      2: an expression of sympathy with another's grief; "they sent
         their condolences" [syn: condolence]