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It is with my deepest sympathy that I share the email below with all of you.

asked Nov 04 '13 at 16:16 Jerri Wells New member

I want to say "sympathies" since I think it sounds better when you talk to a crowd; however, "my deepest" would probably work best with sympathy...so...pretty well-put-together sentence, sir!

Aaron PrejeanNov 05 '13 at 12:10

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This is correct if you are extending your sympathy to the recipients of the email.  If you are informing them of something tragic or sad, but offering sympathy to someone else, I would choose the word 'regret'.

 

It is with my deepest sympathy that I share the email below with all of you.

Email contents:  Tell your employees they're all fired.

 

It is with my deepest regret that I share the email below with all of you.

Email contents:  I want to let you know that William has finally lost his fight with cancer.

link comment answered Nov 05 '13 at 15:59 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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