Definition of Pity

1. Noun. A feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others. "The blind are too often objects of pity"

Exact synonyms: Commiseration, Pathos, Ruth
Generic synonyms: Fellow Feeling, Sympathy
Derivative terms: Commiserate, Pathetic, Piteous

2. Verb. Share the suffering of. "Sam cannot pity Sue "
Exact synonyms: Compassionate, Condole With, Feel For, Sympathize With
Generic synonyms: Grieve, Sorrow
Specialized synonyms: Commiserate, Sympathise, Sympathize, Care
Derivative terms: Compassion, Compassion

3. Noun. An unfortunate development. ; "It's a pity he couldn't do it"
Exact synonyms: Shame
Generic synonyms: Bad Luck, Misfortune
Derivative terms: Piteous

4. Noun. The humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it.
Exact synonyms: Compassion
Generic synonyms: Mercifulness, Mercy
Derivative terms: Compassionate, Compassionate

Definition of Pity

1. n. Piety.

2. v. t. 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.

3. v. i. To be compassionate; to show pity.

Definition of Pity

1. Noun. A feeling of sympathy at the misfortune or suffering of someone or something. ¹

2. Noun. (''countable but not used in the plural'') Something regrettable. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To feel pity for (someone or something). ¹

4. Interjection. Short form of what a pity. ¹

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Definition of Pity

1. to feel pity (sorrow aroused by another's misfortune) [v PITIED, PITYING, PITIES]

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