pity & shame That's a shame! That's a pity! Do they mean the same? Are they interchangeable? Thanks for your answer in advance. :)
Jul 31, 2014 5:40 AM
Answers · 6
The exclamations 'What a shame!' and 'What a pity!' have the same meaning. However, the nouns on their own have very different meanings. Feeling shame and feeling pity are very different emotions.
August 1, 2014
Yep they mean the same thing!
July 31, 2014
>> That's a shame! That's a pity! Nowadays, they mean the same thing and can be used interchangeably.
July 31, 2014
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