commiseration Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /kəˌmɪz.əˈreɪ.ʃən/
commiserations [plural] an ​expression of ​sympathy for someone, ​especially someone who has ​lost a ​competition: Commiserations on losing the ​match! Our commiserations to the ​losingside! [U] a ​feeling or ​expression of ​sympathy for someone about some ​badluck: She gave me a ​look of commiseration as I ​entered the ​room.
(Definition of commiseration from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “commiseration”
in Chinese (Simplified) 表示同情(或怜悯)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 表示同情(或憐憫)…
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