Pituophis Pityingly

Pity

Meanings and phrases

pity

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others; commiseration; ruth; pathos
  2. an unfortunate development; shame
  3. the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it; compassion

pity

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. share the suffering of; feel for; compassionate; condole with; sympathize with

takes pity

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Jon Snow takes pity on Sam and defends him in arms training.
  • The elderly master servant, Maynard, takes pity on Cecil and gives him a job.
  • She takes pity on her hungry travelling companions and shares her food with them.
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