pity

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1 pity /ˈpɪti/ noun
1 pity
/ˈpɪti/
noun
Learner's definition of PITY
[noncount] : a strong feeling of sadness or sympathy for someone or something
[singular] : something that causes sadness or disappointment

more's the pity

: unfortunately used to say that something is disappointing

take pity on

: to feel pity for (a person or animal) and do something to help
2 pity /ˈpɪti/ verb
pities; pitied; pitying
2 pity
/ˈpɪti/
verb
pities; pitied; pitying
Learner's definition of PITY
[+ object]
: to feel pity for (someone or something) : to feel sorry for (someone or something)
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