Definition Of pity


a cause for regret or disappointment.

what a pity we can't be friends

feel sorrow for the misfortunes of.

Clare didn't know whether to envy or pity them

the feeling of sorrow and compassion caused by the suffering and misfortunes of others.

her voice was full of pity

Example Of pity

  • "It would be an awful pity if there were objections.

  • "Poor Silas, you conformed, " David said with mock pity .

  • A good number of her early poems attempt to work on the reader's sense of pity and compassion.

  • A real pity , as this could have been a tasty little number.

  • And as in at least some other cases, this will be a pity because there will likely be some small nugget of usefulness to the deal.

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