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pit·y

pity

 
 
pronunciation:
pI ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: pities
definition: sympathy or sorrow caused by another's pain, bad luck, or suffering.
She has such pity for her sick friend.
synonyms:
sympathy
similar words:
comfort, consideration
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derivation: pityingly (adv.)
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