Example sentences for: pity

How can you use “pity” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The pity is that when he does something well, he can't seem to control it and do it more selectively.

  • The way you feel watching this act of violence is very different from the way you feel at the end of Hamlet . You experience satisfaction and glee, not pity and fear.

  • Pity the poor actress who has to embody her earlier self.

  • Instead we are urged to walk a mile in their shoes, which I believe is a metaphor for empathy, or at least an understanding based on something more profound than arm's-length pity.

  • It is a pity that he made so many unwarranted assumptions about the meanings of words he did not understand, could not divine from the context, or failed to find elsewhere.

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