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  • 1pitied — pitied; un·pitied; …

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  • 2Pitied — Pity Pit y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pitied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pitying}.] 1. To feel pity or compassion for; to have sympathy with; to compassionate; to commiserate; to have tender feelings toward (any one), awakened by a knowledge of suffering.… …

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  • 3pitied — pit·y || pɪtɪ n. mercy, compassion; sympathy, commiseration v. have mercy on, feel compassion for, commiserate with, sympathize with …

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  • 4pitied — past of pity …

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  • 5better be envied than pitied — Cf. PINDAR Pythian Odes I. 163 κρέσσων γὰρ οἰκτιρμοῦ φθόνος, envy is stronger than pity; HERODOTUS Hist. iii. 52 φθονέεσθαι κρέσσον ἐστὶ ἢ οἰκτείρεσθαι, it is better to be envied than to be pitied; mid 15th cent. Fr. trop plus vaut estre envié… …

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  • 6felt sorry for — pitied, sympathized with, empathized with …

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  • 7felt sorry for him — pitied him …

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  • 8felt sorry for himself — pitied himself …

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  • 9Pity — implies tender or sometimes slightly contemptuous sorrow for one in misery or distress. By the nineteenth century, two different kinds of pity had come to be distinguished, which we might call benevolent pity and contemptuous pity (see Kimball).… …

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  • 10Lamentations 2 — 1 How hath the LORD covered the daughter of Zion with a cloud in his anger, and cast down from heaven unto the earth the beauty of Israel, and remembered not his footstool in the day of his anger! 2 The LORD hath swallowed up all the habitations… …

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  • 11pity — I UK [ˈpɪtɪ] / US noun [uncountable] ** 1) a strong feeling of sympathy that you have for someone because they are very unhappy or in a bad situation She looked at him with a mixture of pity and disgust. There was pity in her voice. feel pity for …

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  • 12pit´i|ful|ness — pit|i|ful «PIHT ih fuhl», adjective. 1. to be pitied; moving the heart; deserving pity; piteous; lamentable: »a pitiful story, a pitiful sight. 2. feeling pity; feeling sorrow for the trouble of others; tender: »The Lord is very pitiful, and of… …

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  • 13pit´i|ful|ly — pit|i|ful «PIHT ih fuhl», adjective. 1. to be pitied; moving the heart; deserving pity; piteous; lamentable: »a pitiful story, a pitiful sight. 2. feeling pity; feeling sorrow for the trouble of others; tender: »The Lord is very pitiful, and of… …

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  • 14pit|i|ful — «PIHT ih fuhl», adjective. 1. to be pitied; moving the heart; deserving pity; piteous; lamentable: »a pitiful story, a pitiful sight. 2. feeling pity; feeling sorrow for the trouble of others; tender: »The Lord is very pitiful, and of tender… …

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  • 15Split infinitive — A split infinitive is an English language grammatical construction in which a word or phrase, usually an adverb or adverbial phrase, comes between the marker to and the bare infinitive (uninflected) form of a verb. For example, a split infinitive …

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  • 161922 in film — Events* November 26 The Toll of the Sea , starring Anna May Wong and Kenneth Harlan, debuts as the first general release film to use two tone Technicolor ( The Gulf Between was the first film to do so but it was not widely distributed).Top… …

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  • 17The Idler (1758–1760) — This article is about the 18th century series of essays. For other publications called The Idler, see The Idler (disambiguation). The Idler was a series of 103 essays, all but twelve of them by Samuel Johnson, published in the London weekly the… …

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  • 18Harry Cohn — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Cohn. Harry Cohn Données clés Surnom King Cohn Naissance 23 juillet 1891 New York City …

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  • 19Pain — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Pain >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 mental suffering mental suffering pain dolor Sgm: N 1 suffering suffering sufferance Sgm: N 1 ache ache smart &c.(physical pain) 378 Sgm: N 1 passion …

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  • 20pity — pit|y1 S3 [ˈpıti] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: pité, from Latin pietas piety, pity , from pius; PIOUS] 1.) a pity spoken used to show that you are disappointed about something and you wish things could happen differently = ↑shame (it …

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