HyperDic: pity

English > 4 senses of the word pity:
NOUNfeelingpity, commiseration, ruth, pathosa feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
eventpity, shamean unfortunate / unfortunate development
attributepity, compassionthe humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it
VERBemotionpity, feel for, compassionate, condole with, sympathize withshare the suffering of
pity > pronunciation
Soundspih'tiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > pity: 4 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others.
Example"the blind are too often objects of pity"
Synonymscommiseration, ruth, pathos
Broadersympathy, fellow feelingSharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
Spanishcompasión, conmiseración, lástima, pena, piedad
Catalancommiseració, compassió, pietat
Adjectivespiteousdeserving or inciting pity
Verbspityshare the suffering of
English > pity: 4 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningAn unfortunate / unfortunate development.
Example"it's a pity he couldn't do it"
Synonymshame
Broadermisfortune, bad luckunnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate / unfortunate event
Spanishlástima, pena
Catalanllàstima, pena
Adjectivespiteousdeserving or inciting pity
English > pity: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it.
Synonymcompassion
Broadermercifulness, mercyA disposition to be kind and forgiving
Spanishcompasión, misericordia, piedad
Catalancompassió, pietat
Verbspityshare the suffering of
English > pity: 4 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningShare the suffering of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot pity Sue
Synonymsfeel for, compassionate, condole with, sympathize with
NarrowercareFeel concern or interest
commiserate, sympathize, sympathiseTo feel or express sympathy or compassion / compassion
Broadergrieve, sorrowFeel grief
Spanishalinearse con, compadecer, simpatizar
Catalanalinear-se amb, compadir, simpatitzar amb
Nounspitythe humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it
pitya feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others

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