Pity

Pity originally means feeling for others, particularly feelings of sadness or sorrow, and was once used in a comparable sense to the more modern words "sympathy" and "empathy". Through insincere usage, it now has more unsympathetic connotations of feelings of superiority or condescension. == History == The word "pity" comes from the Latin wo...
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pity

[n] - an unfortunate development
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Pity

Pit'y noun ; plural Pities . [ Middle English pite , Old French pité , pitié , French pitié , Latin pietas piety, kindness, pity. See Pious , and confer Piety .] 1. Piety. [ Obsolete] Wyclif. 2. A feeling f
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Pity

Pit'y transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Pitied ; present participle & verbal noun Pitying .] 1. To feel pity or compassion for; to have sympathy with; to compassionate; to commiserate; to have tender feelings toward (an
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Pity

Pit'y intransitive verb To be compassionate; to show pity. « I will not pity , nor spare, nor have mercy.» Jer. xiii. 14.
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shame noun an unfortunate development; `it`s a pity he couldn`t do it`
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Pity

• (n.) A feeling for the sufferings or distresses of another or others; sympathy with the grief or misery of another; compassion; fellow-feeling; commiseration. • (n.) Piety. • (v. t.) To feel pity or compassion for; to have sympathy with; to compassionate; to commiserate; to have tender feelings toward (any one), awakened by a knowl
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pity

(from the article `emotion`) ...shown that different patterns of causal attribution are associated with different emotions, including anger, guilt, shame, and the more complex ...
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Pity

A more or less condescending feeling for other living beings in their suffering or lowly condition, condoned by those who hold to the inevitability of class differences, but condemned by those who believe in melioration or the establishment of more equitable relations and therefore substitute sympathy (q.v.). Synonymous with 'having mercy' or 'to .
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Pity

[William Blake] Pity (c. 1795) is a colour print on paper, finished in ink and watercolor, by English artist and poet William Blake. Along with his other works of this period, it was influenced by the Bible, Milton, and Shakespeare. In this work, the inspiration came from Macbeth, especially the lines: Martin Butlin wrote that this colour p
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