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
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.
People across the state commiserated on social media, sharing photos, gifs and memes about the spring storm.
Hockey fans around the Beltway can relate—and commiserate.
But on Saturday, people came to the sports complex for a far different reason: to meet with crisis counselors, commiserate and get updates on their players.
His boys basketball team had lost to Sheldon-Sacramento in the NorCal Open Division playoffs Tuesday night, so Wall and his assistants were commiserating at Buffalo Wild Wings.
Lawrence commiserated that Streep had tripped her once.
Over the course of an hour, the women commiserated about haters, hashed out the #MeToo moment and discussed Winfrey's big Golden Globes speech.
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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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