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English definition of “pity”

pity

noun [U]    /ˈpɪt̬·i/
sympathy and understanding for someone else’s suffering or troubles: She did not want his pity. If something is described as a pity, it is a cause for regret: It’s a pity you can’t come to the party. pity    /ˈpɪt̬·i/ verb [T] I pity people who have to work with statistics.
(Definition of pity noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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