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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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The farm's marketing manager Nicky Hyde said: "Harry and Paul looked very tired when they arrived so we took pity on them.
She took pity on you, and she is now terrified of leaving her new property.
A giant lobster which is believed to be more than fifty-years-old has been saved from the pot by a fisherman took pity on it after catching it off the UK coast.
FREEDOM Magistrates took pity on defendant Frank Wall
Widower Albert Fielding, 89, described by friends as "too nice for his own good", took pity on homeless people by offering them free food and shelter.
Curious villagers took pity on the feeble and sparsely clothed man and donated fruits and clothes.
She was last week given an 8 month suspended jail sentence by a judge who took pity after her public mauling.
A judge took pity on the prisoner, who weighs more than 30 stone, and cut his sentence by six months, after hearing his bed was a foot smaller than he was and no chair could hold his weight
Staff at Freshfields Animal Rescue in Liverpool took pity on him and named him after Del Boy's famous three-wheeler in TV's Only Fools And Horses.
But minutes before the fatal attack, which Simpson told police might have been sparked by a firework, she took pity on Reuben, which was "crying and whimpering" outside.
The New York tabs say model, designer and bling magnet Kimora Lee Simmons took pity and hired Hylton-Brim as a stylist for $150,000 a year.
This time they ended up in Ndaragwa, where a stranger took pity on them and offered them a home.