more's the pity

idiom

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Not really, more's the pity; the 4000 feels more like a Volvo, any Volvo since the dear old 122S. Steve Smith, Car and Driver, 14 Aug. 2020

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“More's the pity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/more%27s%20the%20pity. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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