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shame

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feel sorry for

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take pity on something or someone

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sympathetic, sad concern for someone in misfortune

a great disappointment or regrettable fact

to experience or express compassion

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a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others

an unfortunate development

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the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it

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Bank Sohar has won the syndication mandate to fund SV Pittie Sohar Textiles cotton yarn manufacturing project planned for Sohar Free Zone.
Now designers, including Ahluwalia and Pittie, are creating collections suitable for bridal wear.
whereas thy kindred, friends, or acquaintences, (in a foolish pittie, hurtful to thy soule) false colors are set on bad cloth; faire painting on a rotten boord; and some have risen up in your defense, with semblances, to make thy sinne shew lesse; I intend (by God's grace) in a holy servitude, for the good of thy soule, and for the terror of others, to pluck the figgleaves, to take away the excuses, to remove the loose veiles and covers, that so you may see and bewaile the monstrousnesse of your offence: and that others may avoide the like.
But if thou wilt not pittie my complaint, My teares, nor vowes, nor oathes, made to thy beautie: What shall I doo but languish, die, or faint, Since thou dost scorne my teares, and my soules duetie: And teares contemned, vowes and oaths must faile, And where teares cannot, nothing can prevaile.
The trust, originally called the Sammy Johnson Memorial Fund, awards grants twice yearly in honour of the actor, whose TV roles included Stick in Spender and Victor Pittie in the adaptation of adaptation of Catherine Cookson's The Gambling Man.
Steinberg, On a theorem of Pittie, Topology 14 (1975) 173-177.
Shrikant Pittie, President and Chief Executive Officer of Solar Enrgie Technik said that SEPOGS is one of the Green Energy power generation systems in the world.
Sweete Agripyna, if thou hearst my voice, Take pittie of me, and returne againe.
The Whisker Walk featured shelters and canine rescue organizations that included: Curly Tail Pug Rescue, Pittie Love Rescue, German Shorthair Pointers Rescue, Poodle Rescue, Underdog Rescue, Basset Hound Rescue, All Sato Street Dog Rescue of Puerto Rico and Greyhound Friends.
Poore POET-APE, that would be thought our chiefe, Whose workes are eene the fripperie of wit, From brocage is become so bold a thiefe, As we, the rob'd, leave rage, and pittie it.
Peacham's definition of threnos declares that it "is most forcible and mightie to move pittie and compassion in the hearer," but he also emphasizes the problems of counterfeit pity:
39) To crystallize the point, Eudoxus not only registers the likely shock of Spenser's readers--"even I that doe but heare it from you, and do picture it in my minde, doe greatly pittie and commisserate it"--but, far more ominously, notes its probable effect on Elizabeth: "she perhappes, for very compassion of such calamities, will not only stoppe the stream of such violences, and returne to her wonted mildnesse, but also conne them little thankes which have beene the authours and counsellours of such bloodie platformes" (102-103).
Oh Sacred Monarch, wee may well conceive, And pittie that distresse we can't relieve If to our wills wee could but sute our powers You should not lye in Prision many howers.
The eighth knight's shield bears the motto Nemo alius explicat, which Jack translates as 'No other man takes pittie vpon vs', remarking further: 'What his meaning was herein I cannot imagine' (p.
I pittie him, and that same proper man, That turnes his backe, ashamde of this distresse,