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Overview of noun pity

The noun pity has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (6) commiseration, pity, ruth, pathos

(a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others; "the blind are too often objects of pity")

2. (3) pity, shame

(an unfortunate development; "it's a pity he couldn't do it")

3. compassion, pity

(the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it)

Overview of verb pity

The verb pity has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (4) feel for, pity, compassionate, condole with, sympathize with

(share the suffering of) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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