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Pitty vs. Pity

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Pittynoun

(slang) pit bull terrier

Pitynoun

(uncountable) A feeling of sympathy at the misfortune or suffering of someone or something.

Pitty

Priscilla Novaes Leone (born October 7, 1977 in Salvador, Bahia), better known as Pitty, is a Brazilian rock singer. She had played in two bands, Shes and Inkoma, before starting her solo career in 2003.

Pitynoun

(countable) Something regrettable.

‘It's a pity you're feeling unwell because there's a party on tonight.’;

Pitynoun

(obsolete) Piety.

Pityverb

(transitive) To feel pity for (someone or something).

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Pityverb

To make (someone) feel pity; to provoke the sympathy or compassion of.

Pityinterjection

Short form of what a pity.

Pitynoun

Piety.

Pitynoun

A feeling for the sufferings or distresses of another or others; sympathy with the grief or misery of another; compassion; fellow-feeling; commiseration.

‘He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord.’; ‘He . . . has no more pity in him than a dog.’;

Pitynoun

A reason or cause of pity, grief, or regret; a thing to be regretted.

‘What pity is itThat we can die but once to serve our country!’;

Pityverb

To feel pity or compassion for; to have sympathy with; to compassionate; to commiserate; to have tender feelings toward (any one), awakened by a knowledge of suffering.

‘Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him.’;

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Pityverb

To move to pity; - used impersonally.

‘It pitieth them to see her in the dust.’;

Pityverb

To be compassionate; to show pity.

‘I will not pity, nor spare, nor have mercy.’;

Pitynoun

a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others;

‘the blind are too often objects of pity’;

Pitynoun

an unfortunate development;

‘it's a pity he couldn't do it’;

Pitynoun

the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it

Pityverb

share the suffering of

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Pity

Pity is a sympathetic sorrow evoked by the suffering of others, and is used in a comparable sense to compassion, condolence or empathy - the word deriving from the Latin pietās (etymon also of piety). Self-pity is pity directed towards oneself.

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