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pity

noun uk   /ˈpɪt.i/ us    /ˈpɪt̬-/
B2 [U] a feeling of sympathy and understanding for someone else's unhappiness or difficult situation: The girl stood gazing in/with pity at the old lion in the cage. We took pity on (= felt sorry for and therefore helped) a couple of people waiting in the rain for a bus and gave them a lift.
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A2 [S] If something is described as a pity, it is disappointing or not satisfactory: "Can't you go to the party? Oh, that's (such) a pity." [+ (that)] Pity (that) you didn't remember to give me the message. [+ that] The pity was that so few people bothered to come. We'll have to leave early, more's the pity (= and I am unhappy about it). What a pity you're ill!
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pity

verb [T] uk   /ˈpɪt.i/ us    /ˈpɪt̬-/
C2 to feel sympathy for someone: Pity (= feel sorry for) those on the street with no home to go to.
Traducciones de “pity”
en coreano 연민…
en árabe شَفَقة…
en francés pitié, dommage…
en turco acıma, merhamet…
en italiano pietà, compassione…
en chino (tradicionál) 同情,憐憫, 遺憾,可惜…
en ruso жалость, сочувствие…
en polaco litość, współczucie…
en español pena, compasión, lástima…
en portugués pena, dó…
en alemán das Mitleid, der Jammer…
en catalán llàstima…
en japonés 哀れみ, 同情…
en chino (simplificado) 同情,怜悯, 遗憾…
(Definition of pity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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