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Noun: pity  pi-tee
  1. A feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
    "the blind are too often objects of pity";
    - commiseration, ruth, pathos
     
  2. An unfortunate development
    "it's a pity he couldn't do it";
    - shame
     
  3. The humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it
    - compassion
Verb: pity  pi-tee
  1. Share the suffering of
    - feel for, compassionate, condole with, sympathize with

Derived forms: pitying, pitied, pities

Type of: bad luck, fellow feeling, grieve, mercifulness, mercy, misfortune, sorrow, sympathy

Encyclopedia: Pity