feel sorry for (someone)

Definition of feel sorry for (someone)

  1. :  to feel sympathy for (someone) because he or she is in a bad situation

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to handle or touch in order to examine, test, or explore some quality

    :  to perceive by a physical sensation coming from discrete end organs (as of the skin or muscles)

    :  to undergo passive experience of

  1. :  sensation, feeling

    :  the sense of touch

    :  the quality of a thing as imparted through or as if through touch

  1. :  feeling sorrow, regret, or penitence

    :  mournful, sad

    :  inspiring sorrow, pity, scorn, or ridicule :  pitiful

  1. :  some person :  somebody

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