Noun Definition


1.Definition: a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others

"The blind are too often objects of pity"

Related Noun(s):commiseration, pathos, ruth

Category: Feelings

2.Definition: an unfortunate development

"It's a pity he couldn't do it"

Related Noun(s):shame

Category: General

3.Definition: the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it

Related Noun(s):compassion

Category: General