pity\ regret

pity\ regret
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  • pity — [pit′ē] n. pl. pities [ME pite < OFr pitet < L pietas: see PIETY] 1. sorrow felt for another s suffering or misfortune; compassion; sympathy 2. the ability to feel such compassion 3. a cause for sorrow or regret vt., vi. pitied, pitying [ …   English World dictionary

  • Pity — Pit y, n.; pl. {Pities}. [OE. pite, OF. pit[ e], piti[ e], F. piti[ e], L. pietas piety, kindness, pity. See {Pious}, and cf. {Piety}.] 1. Piety. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913 Webster] 2. A feeling for the sufferings or distresses of another or others;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pity — ► NOUN (pl. pities) 1) a feeling of sorrow and compassion caused by the sufferings of others. 2) a cause for regret or disappointment. ► VERB (pities, pitied) ▪ feel pity for. ● for pity s sake …   English terms dictionary

  • pity — [n1] feeling of mercy toward another benevolence, charity, clemency, comfort, commiseration, compassion, compunction, condolement, condolence, dejection, distress, empathy, favor, forbearance, goodness, grace, humanity, kindliness, kindness,… …   New thesaurus

  • pity — [[t]pɪ̱ti[/t]] pities, pitying, pitied 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N for n If you feel pity for someone, you feel very sorry for them. → See also self pity He felt a sudden tender pity for her... She knew that she was an object of pity among her friends.… …   English dictionary

  • pity — /ˈpɪti / (say pitee) noun (plural pities) 1. sympathetic or kindly sorrow excited by the suffering or misfortune of another, often leading one to give relief or aid or to show mercy: to weep from pity; to take pity on a person. 2. a cause or… …  

  • Regret — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Regret >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 regret regret repining Sgm: N 1 homesickness homesickness nostalgia Sgm: N 1 mal du pays mal du pays maladie Sgm: N 1 lamentation lamentation &c. 839 …   English dictionary for students

  • pity — noun (plural pities) 1》 a feeling of sorrow and compassion caused by the sufferings of others. 2》 a cause for regret or disappointment: what a pity. verb (pities, pitying, pitied) feel pity for. Phrases for pity s sake informal used to express… …   English new terms dictionary

  • pity — n. & v. n. (pl. ies) 1 sorrow and compassion aroused by another s condition (felt pity for the child). 2 something to be regretted; grounds for regret (what a pity!; the pity of it is that he didn t mean it). v.tr. ( ies, ied) feel (often… …   Useful english dictionary

  • regret — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Looking back with sorrow Nouns regret, remorse, qualms, compunction, contrition, attrition, repentance, penitence; lamentation, mourning; heartache, sorrow, grief, bitterness, disappointment, discontent; …   English dictionary for students

  • pity — /pit ee/, n., pl. pities, v., pitied, pitying. n. 1. sympathetic or kindly sorrow evoked by the suffering, distress, or misfortune of another, often leading one to give relief or aid or to show mercy: to feel pity for astarving child. 2. a cause… …   Universalium

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