pity

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pity

noun commiseration, compassion, condolement, condolence, consolation, feeling, fellow feeling, fellow sufferrng, fellowship in sorrow, kindliness, lenience, leniency, lenity, mercifulness, mercy, misericordia, quarter, ruth, sympathy
Associated concepts: amnesty, clemency, pardon
See also: lenience, relent, sympathize
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Postmistress Dorcas has second thoughts after taking pity on homeless Gabriel
DEREK WHYTE last night insisted Aberdeen won't be taking pity on St Mirren on Saturday.
Taking pity on our frustrated friend, she said, "Tell you what, if you fill that out right now in front of me, I'll put you in the system immediately.
Domke's character Eric is taking pity on himself for being the guy whose job it was to always have sex with the ugly girls in the groups they hit on.
Last night a pal of Clare revealed: "It is an amazing story of a wealthy star taking pity on a desperate woman.