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Definitionto feel or express sympathy or compassion for another
- The reverence that I had for his grey head, was mingled with commiseration for his faith in those who were treacherous to him, and with resentment against those who injured him.Chapters 19-21 (21% in)
- And whenever Mrs. Gummidge was overcome in a similar manner during the remainder of our stay (which happened some few times), he always said the same thing in extenuation of the circumstance, and always with the tenderest commiseration.Chapters 1-3 (94% in)
- 'She was quite overcome, I am afraid,' said Mr. Dick, with great commiseration.Chapters 43-45 (99% in)
- General commiseration.Chapters 61-62 (50% in)
There are no more uses of "commiserate" in David Copperfield.
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