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.
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But 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 players were at his back, at the other end of the field, applauding their fans, commiserating with them, the mood proud but somber, stony faces and distant eyes.
The Globe reported earlier this month that when Broughton was in court in April, a different judge repeatedly thanked him for his service in Vietnam and commiserated with him about the military draft.
As Seager searched for sources of optimism, other members of the organization commiserated.
The organizers of this weekend's comic convention want the owners to come to the show anyway because people will have questions about what happened and want to commiserate.
In Azana, Shadowfax and the other Red Pillers soar, swim, and run; cry, laugh, and commiserate.
Over the course of the gala, William and his daughter Emily commiserate over Juliet's behavior, promising to deal with her later that night.
Roth would remember hailing a taxi and, seeing that the driver's last name was Portnoy, commiserating over the book's notoriety.
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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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