Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun pity

3 senses of pity

Sense 1
commiseration, pity, ruth, pathos -- (a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others; "the blind are too often objects of pity")
       => sympathy, fellow feeling -- (sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish))

Sense 2
pity, shame -- (an unfortunate development; "it's a pity he couldn't do it")
       => misfortune, bad luck -- (unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event)

Sense 3
compassion, pity -- (the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it)
       => mercifulness, mercy -- (a disposition to be kind and forgiving; "in those days a wife had to depend on the mercifulness of her husband")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb pity

1 sense of pity

Sense 1
feel for, pity, compassionate, condole with, sympathize with -- (share the suffering of)
       => grieve, sorrow -- (feel grief)

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