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pity

noun /ˈpiti/
a feeling of sorrow for the troubles and sufferings of others pena, compasión He felt a great pity for her.
a cause of sorrow or regret pena, lástima What a pity (that) she can’t come.
piteous /ˈpitiəs/ adjective
pitiful lastimero, lastimoso, patético a piteous cry/sight.
piteously adverb
lastimosamente
piteousness noun
condición lastimosa/patético
pitiable adjective
pitiful lamentable, penoso He was in a pitiable condition She made a pitiable attempt.
pitiably adverb
lamentablemente The beggar girl was pitiably thin.
pitiful adjective
very sad; causing pity lamentable, deplorable a pitiful sight.
very poor, bad etc; causing contempt miserable a pitiful attempt a pitiful amount of money.
pitifully adverb
lamentablemente, deplorablemente The dog was whining pitifully.
pitifulness noun
estado lamentable/deplorable
pitiless adjective
without pity despiadado, implacable pitiless cruelty.
pitilessly adverb
despiadadamente, implacablemente
pitilessness noun
implacabilidad
pityingly adverb
in a way which shows that one feels pity for someone con lástima, compasivamente He looked at her pityingly.
have pity on
to feel pity for (someone because of something) tener pena de Have pity on the old man.
take pity on
to act kindly, or relent, towards (someone), from a feeling of pity apiadarse/compadecerse (de alguien) He took pity on the hungry children and gave them food.
(Definition of pity from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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