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Alice Val Alice Val (2) on 27/02/19

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Hello!

Could you please tell me if it's possible to use the word 'pity' as an adjective?

Thank you in advance!

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"Pity" as an adjective

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Possible, but not usual. Actually the only expression that I can think of in which it could be considered an adjective is "pity party", which is how someone might describe sarcastically someone else's seeming request for sympathy.  It's a noun used as an adjective to answer the question "What kind of party?" -- "A pity party."  (Just like the noun "house" can be used to say "house party" as a kind of party.)  Pitiable and pitiful are the normal adjectives related to the noun "pity" and describe things, events, or situations that evoke or cause pity.

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Alice Val Alice Val (2) on 27/02/19

Richard, thank you very much!