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Translation of "pity" - English-Spanish dictionary

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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