Pity In A Sentence

Definition of Pity

(transitive) To feel pity for (someone or something). [from 15th c.] | (transitive, now regional) To make (someone) feel pity; to provoke the sympathy or compassion of. [from 16th c.] | (uncountable) A feeling of sympathy at the misfortune or suffering of someone or something.

How To Use Pity In A Sentence?

  • She was but a poor erring sinner herself and should she at once shut the door of pity upon him?
  • Though there was a wholesome pity in his voice, it was without the weakness of sentimentality.
  • Closing on him with pity and pleading in her eyes, she came again between the gun and the man.
  • I have known enough of notoriety to pity the poor devils who are called favorites of the public.
  • He thrust from him the pity that had taken the strength from his arm, and raised the pistol again.
  • Then full of pity for the grieving girl, she stood, her hand resting on the bed-rail.
  • The Prince of Pity lay dying of want in one of the poorest quarters of the great city.
  • It seem a pity that the world should throw away so many good things merely because they are unwholesome.
  • As she came toward him he was stirred first by an impulse of pity and immediately afterward by a violent repulsion.
  • I was her only child; it was a pity she had no more, for she had fondness of heart enough to have spoiled a dozen!
  • She saw the pulsing of the broken wings, and felt the pity that was pulsing through the sunny world at this darkening tragedy.
  • And he turns to the mate, telling him it was a pity he did not try to run along the deck and hurry up the captain when the lull came.
  • But 'twas a pity to put my lord Csaky to so much inconvenience for such a trifle.
  • Her voice fell, and he heard her sigh, and in his happiness it seemed to him to be a pity that he should find unhappiness in others.
  • Whose heart is not touched by this most affecting display of the tender pity of the father, in union with the stern justice of the law-giver?
  • Within a minute after he had grappled with it all thought of pity had died out in Bowles' breast.
  • I shall give an instance of this habit of interruption, and let the unhappy wight who has filled such an office as mine pity my woes.

Short & Simple Example Sentence For Pity | Pity Sentence

  • What a pity she did not recognise you!
  • What a pity it is that they cannot understand one!
  • It did seem a pity that he had no existence.
  • She seemed conscious of his pity for her.
  • Perrault began to pity him for having missed the run.
  • That neither pity nor entreaties touch you?
  • Yes; what are we that we should withhold pity or pardon?
  • Her impulse of pity had already died into disgust.
  • May Heaven have pity on me!
  • It rankled in his heart that Harding should pity him.
  • The Prince of Pity lay dead.
  • It was a pity that Effie May did not know.
  • Surely you don't waste your pity on me?
  • An emotion of pity for a moment subdued my fiercer feelings.
  • It seemed a pity to let slip that gold-dust after they had gone so far.
  • A wave of pity surged through Corinna's heart.
  • There was neither fear nor pain in them, only a pity deeper than the Pit.
  • The word brought back a rush of pity to Joan's heart.
  • His pity for Laughing Anne was no more than her case deserved.
  • I pity you: to make so great a man Your enemy! CHREM.
  • I warn you, therefore, and most earnestly Conjure you, to have pity upon none.
  • Wretch! whom neither honor, Nor oaths, nor pity could control or move!
  • Fore Heav'n, I pity Menedemus.

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