Bedeutung von "pity" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch


noun us /ˈpɪt̬·i/
it’s a pity…

A2 used to say that something is disappointing:

It’s a pity you can’t stay longer.

[ no plural ] a feeling of sadness for someone who has problems:

She looked at me with pity in her eyes.
take pity on someone

to help someone who is in a difficult situation because you feel sad for him or her:

I finally took pity on Ben and told him the truth.

(Definition von "pity noun" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)