more's the pity

Definition of more's the pity

  1. :  unfortunately —used to say that something is disappointing “Did you get to see her before she left?” “No, more's the pity.”

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  greater

    :  additional, further

  1. :  in addition

    :  moreover

  1. :  a greater quantity, number, or amount

    :  something additional :  an additional amount

    :  persons of higher rank

  1. :  additional persons or things or a greater amount

  1. :  sympathetic sorrow for one suffering, distressed, or unhappy

    :  capacity to feel pity

    :  something to be regretted

  1. :  to feel pity for

    :  to feel pity

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to criticize severely

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