To excite pity, touch, soften, melt, propitiate.

    To ask for pity, mercy, etc.; to supplicate, implore, deprecate, appeal to, cry for quarter, etc.; beg one's life, kneel, fall on one's knees, etc.

    (Adjectives). Pitying, commiserating, etc.

    Pitiful, compassionate, tender, clement, merciful, lenient, relenting, etc.; soft-hearted, sympathetic, tender, weak, soft, melting, unhardened 740.

    (Phrases). Tender as a chicken; one's heart bleeding for.

    (Interjections). For pity's sake! mercy! cry you mercy! God help you! poor thing! poor fellow!

  • Condolence (Substantives), lamentation, lament (see 839), sympathy, consolation.
  • (Verbs). To condole with, console, sympathise; express, testify, etc.; pity; to afford or supply consolation, lament with, weep with, etc. 839.

4°. Retrospective Sympathetic Affections
  • Gratitude (Substantives), thankfulness, feeling of obligation.
  • Acknowledgment, recognition, thanksgiving, giving thanks.

    Thanks, praise, benediction, pèan, Te Deum 990.

    Requital, thank-offering.

    (Verbs). To be grateful, etc.; to thank, to give, render, return, offer, tender thanks, acknowledgments, etc.; to acknowledge, requite.

    To lie under an obligation, to be obliged, beholden, etc., savoir gré.

    (Phrases). To overflow with gratitude; to thank one's stars; never to forget.

    (Adjectives). Grateful, thankful, obliged, beholden, indebted to, under obligation, etc.

    (Interjections). Thanks! many thanks! gramercy! much obliged! thank heaven! heaven be praised!

  • Ingratitude (Substantives), thanklessness, oblivion of benefits.
  • (Phrases). "Benefits forgot"; "Et tu, Brute!"

    (Verbs). To be ungrateful, etc.; to forget benefits.

    (Phrase). To look a gift-horse in the mouth.

    (Adjectives). Ungrateful, unmindful, unthankful, thankless.

    Forgotten, unacknowledged, unthanked, unrequited, unrewarded.

    (Phrase). Thank you for nothing.

  • Forgiveness (Substantives), pardon, condonation, grace, remission, absolution, amnesty, oblivion, indulgence, reprieve.
  • Reconcilement, reconciliation, shaking of hands, pacification 723.

    Excuse, exoneration, quittance, acquittal, propitiation, exculpation.

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