Examples of commiserate in a Sentence
- "Did you enjoy your breakfast?" "The eggs were runny." "I know." The woman commiserated. "I was thinking, I should just have barged into the kitchen and done them myself." —Alice Munro, Runaway, (2004) 2005
- The other potters seemed to slump as one into dejection, all but abandoning their work in favor of long, lugubrious visits to the wine shop, where they commiserated with one another. —Linda Sue Park, A Single Shard, (2001) 2003
- "I been readin' about it," she said, referring to the recent breakup of my marriage. … "It's too bad," she commiserated. —Arthur Miller, Timebends, 1987
- The pain of losing is diverting. So is the thrill of winning. Winning, however, is lonelier, because those you've taken money from are not apt to commiserate with you. —David Mamet, New York Times Magazine, 20 Apr. 1986
The players commiserated over their loss in the championship game.
Recent Examples of commiserate from the Web
All seven of the galleries in the CityArts Factory, plus other galleries and spaces around downtown host receptions for new exhibits and commiserating over wine.
At one point Lott and a handful of others sat at one table, commiserating about filling out the NFL CTE forms and the endless bureaucracy.
The Enquirer/Bobby Nightengale On an autumn night in Atlanta in 1996, Hep Cronin walked from Fulton County Stadium with Atlanta Braves scouting director Paul Snyder, commiserating.
Roth would remember hailing a taxi and, seeing that the driver's last name was Portnoy, commiserating over the book's notoriety.
Roth would remember hailing a taxi and, seeing that the driver’s last name was Portnoy, commiserating over the book’s notoriety.
There are a couple more family meetings each semester, at which students gather on campus to discuss internships, research, scholarships and housing, to share advice and to commiserate and strategize over challenges.
Fans have spent a week commiserating about the ending and re-living the heartache thanks to memes and YouTube reactions, some of which include audio of movie crowds reacting to the most important scenes.
Many took to Twitter to commiserate their fate with both paeons and fitting GoT GIFs.
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COMMISERATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of commiserate for English Language Learners
: to express sadness or sympathy for someone who has experienced something unpleasant
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