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Related / Similar Words: Book of Ruth, commiseration, pity, ruth, pathos, Babe Ruth, George Herman Ruth, Sultan of Swat

 

Definition:
  • a book of the Old Testament that tells the story of Ruth who was not an Israelite but who married an Israelite and who stayed with her mother-in-law Naomi after her husband died;
  • a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others; "the blind are too often objects of pity";
  • the great-grandmother of king David whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament;
  • United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948);

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    Part Meronyms: Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings, Old Testament

     

    Derivational Morphology: feel for, pity, compassionate, condole with, sympathize with, commiserate, sympathize, sympathise

     

    Anagrams: hurt, Urth

     

     
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