To experience or express compassion
They told him no, and with a wave, he was off to commiserate with his protégés.
You commiserate together about life's problems.
She wanted to commiserate with the horse's assistant, who seemed as awkward in his role as Jessi felt in hers.
He plugged in a Coltrane disc and then a Gerry Mulligan and laid back to commiserate with the perfect sound of it all while he closed his eyes and pretended he was happy.
Complaining brings people together to commiserate and to support each other in how miserable their situation is.