Translation of "pity" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun uk /ˈpɪti/ us
It's a pity...

A2 used to say that something is disappointing

çok yazık, vah vah; maalesef, üzücü
It's a pity you're not staying longer.

B2 [ U ] a feeling of sympathy for someone

acıma, merhamet
I was hoping someone would take pity on me (= help me in a difficult situation) and give me a lift home.
→ See also self-pity

(Translation of “pity noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)