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Definition of Pity


  1. Piety.
  2. A feeling for the sufferings or distresses of another or others; sympathy with the grief or misery of another; compassion; fellow-feeling; commiseration.
  3. A reason or cause of pity, grief, or regret; a thing to be regretted.
  4. 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.
  5. To move to pity; -- used impersonally.
  6. To be compassionate; to show pity.
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Pity Translations

pity in Danish is ynke, medlidenhed
pity in Dutch is schade, iets betreurenswaardigs
pity in French is compatir, tant pis, compassion, plaindre
pity in German is bemitleiden, Mitleid, Mitleit
pity in Italian is peccato, compassione, compianto
pity in Latin is misericordia
pity in Portuguese is piedade
pity in Spanish is condolencia, lastimar, lamentar, piedad