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Noun: commiseration  ku,mi-zu'rey-shun
  1. A feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
    "the blind are too often objects of commiseration";
    - pity, ruth, pathos
  2. An expression of sympathy with another's grief
    "they sent their commiserations";
    - condolence

Derived forms: commiserations

Type of: acknowledgement, acknowledgment, fellow feeling, sympathy