Definition of take pity on
- I took pity on the stray cat and fed him.
: to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as
: to seize or capture physically
: to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing
: a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment
: an act or the action of taking: such as
: the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene
: sympathetic sorrow for one suffering, distressed, or unhappy
: capacity to feel pity
: something to be regretted
: to feel pity for
: to feel pity
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