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- (uncountable) comfort, support or sympathy
- There was not much to do after the accident but offer what condolence I could.
- (countable, chiefly in the plural) An expression of comfort, support, or sympathy offered to the family and friends of somebody who has died
- I sent her a card expressing my condolences after her mother passed away.
comfort, support or sympathy
sympathy when someone has died