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Definitions of pity:

part of speech: past tense, past participle


part of speech: noun

Sympathy with distress: a subject of pity or grief.

part of speech: verb transitive

To sympathize with; to feel sorry for.

part of speech: verb transitive

To sympathize with:- pa. t. and pa. p. pitied.

part of speech: noun

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.

part of speech: present participle


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