Synonyms of pity


1. commiseration, pity, ruth, pathos, sympathy, fellow feeling

usage: a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others; "the blind are too often objects of pity"

2. pity, shame, misfortune, bad luck

usage: an unfortunate development; "it's a pity he couldn't do it"

3. compassion, pity, mercifulness, mercy

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


1. feel for, pity, compassionate, condole with, sympathize with, grieve, sorrow

usage: share the suffering of

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Definition and meaning of pity (Dictionary)