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pity

noun [U]  /ˈpɪt̬·i/ us  
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
verb [T]  /ˈpɪt̬·i/ us  
I pity people who have to work with statistics.
Translations of “pity”
in Korean 연민…
in Arabic شَفَقة…
in French pitié, dommage…
in Turkish acıma, merhamet…
in Italian pietà, compassione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 同情,憐憫, 遺憾,可惜…
in Russian жалость, сочувствие…
in Polish litość, współczucie…
in Spanish pena, compasión, lástima…
in Portuguese pena, dó…
in German das Mitleid, der Jammer…
in Catalan llàstima…
in Japanese 哀れみ, 同情…
in Chinese (Simplified) 同情,怜悯, 遗憾…
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