Condole vs Congratulations - What's the difference?

condole | congratulations |


As a verb condole

is to grieve.

As an interjection congratulations is

expressing praise and approval, expressing approbation.

As a noun congratulations is

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Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

condole

English

Verb

(en-verb)
  • To grieve.
  • To express sympathetic sorrow; to lament in sympathy.
  • * Sir W. Temple
  • Your friends would have cause to rejoice, rather than condole with you.

    Anagrams

    * ----

    congratulations

    English

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • Expressing praise and approval, expressing approbation.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-11-30, volume=409, issue=8864, magazine=(The Economist), author=Paul Davis
  • , title= Letters: Say it as simply as possible , passage=Congratulations on managing to use the phrase “preponderant criterion” in a chart (“ On your marks”, November 9th). Was this the work of a kakorrhaphiophobic journalist set a challenge by his colleagues, or simply an example of glossolalia?}}

    Synonyms

    * See

    See also

    * congrats

    Noun

    (head)