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She looked at him with a mixture of pity and disgust.
There was pity in her voice.
She felt pity for all the children living in such terrible conditions.
In the past poor people were seen as objects of pity.
The judge showed no pity in her treatment of the offender.
For pity’s sake, Jack, stop moaning.
It’s a pity we couldn’t stay longer in Boston.
It’s a pity to waste this food. Can you eat it?
It was a lovely wedding. Pity about the rain.
It seems such a pity to be indoors in lovely weather like this.
It was a great pity we couldn’t visit the Louvre.
“I couldn’t get any tickets for the game.” “Oh, what a pity!”
Dirk took pity on me and let me stay at his house.
This is the American English definition of pity. View British English definition of pity.
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