Translation for 'pity' from English to Bulgarian
NOUN   a pity | -
VERB   to pity | pitied | pitied
pitying | pities
SYNO commiseration | compassion | pathos | ...
pity {noun}съжаление {ср}
self-pity {noun}самосъжаление {ср}
What a pity!Колко жалко!
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Usage Examples English
  • Have pity for and support all living beings.
  • An appeal to pity (also called "argumentum ad misericordiam", the sob story, or the Galileo argument) is a fallacy in which someone tries to win support for an argument or idea by exploiting one's opponent's feelings of pity or guilt.
  • What a pity and sadness!
  • The research based on observation on self-pity is very slim, but the research that is available shows that self-pity can be an effect from a stressor of a dramatic event.
  • Rachel sneaks food to Matthew, feeling pity for him.

  • Pity is a sympathetic sorrow evoked by the suffering of others, and is used in a comparable sense to "compassion", "condolence" or "empathy" – the word deriving from the Latin "pietas" (etymon also of "piety").
  • And do you not feel pity (for me)?
  • XVIII). God dwells there where mercy, pity, peace and love dwell.
  • Some gacha models use a pity system: the player will be guaranteed an item after pulling for that item a large number of times without success.
  • Mankind thy sage advise - God pity on us send.

  • To face, without self-pity and without prejudice.
  • It is the opposite of pity, as pity is pain at undeserved "mis"fortune.
  • He's freed some fire from ice in pity for Heaven.
  • Today who will have pity for the shrunken form of his splendid body?
  • Although Heller's disease is debilitating, he uses humor and avoids self-pity in this work.

  • The parole-for-war-criminals movement was driven by two groups: those from outside who had "a sense of pity" for the prisoners; and the war criminals themselves who called for their own release as part of an anti-war peace movement.
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