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Definition 1: the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for pity in the sense of this definition

(pity is a kind of ...) a disposition to be kind and forgiving

"in those days a wife had to depend on the mercifulness of her husband"

Definition 2: an unfortunate development - [noun denoting event]

Samples where pity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it's a pity he couldn't do it

Synonyms for pity in the sense of this definition

(pity is a kind of ...) unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event

Definition 3: a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where pity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the blind are too often objects of pity

Synonyms for pity in the sense of this definition

(pity is a kind of ...) sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)

Definition 4: share the suffering of - [verb of emotion]

Synonyms for pity in the sense of this definition

(pity is a kind of ...) feel grief

(... is a kind of pity ) to feel or express sympathy or compassion

(... is a kind of pity ) feel concern or interest

"I really care about my work" "I don't care"

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