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Definitions of pity

  1. To be compassionate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To feel pity or compassion for; to have sympathy with; to compassionate; to commiserate; to have tender feelings toward (any one), awakened by a knowledge of suffering. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To move to pity; - used impersonally. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To sympathize with; to feel sorry for. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. To sympathize with:-pa.t. and pa.p. pitied. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. To feel pity for. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. To sympathize with. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To be compassionate; to show pity. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. share the suffering of Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. To have sympathy for; to commiserate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. Pitying. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. Piety. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. A feeling for the sufferings or distresses of another or others; sympathy with the grief or misery of another; compassion; fellow-feeling; commiseration. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. A reason or cause of pity, grief, or regret; a thing to be regretted. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Sympathy with distress: a subject of pity or grief. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. Sympathy with suffering; a subject of pity or regret. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. The feeling of grief or pain awakened by the sufferings of others. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. Sympathy with misery or pain; compassion; subject of pity; matter of regret. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. Compassion or sorrow excited by the distress or sufferings of another; fellow suffering or feeling; compassion accompanied with some act of charity; sympathy; a thing to be regretted; a thing to be looked upon as a misfortune, as, “the more is the pity”; used in the plu., as, “it is a thousand pities, that is, it is a thing to be very much regretted. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  20. Pitied. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for pity

  1. It was a pity – Parrot & Co. by Harold MacGrath
  2. Indeed, Miss Ludolph, from my heart I pity you. – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
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