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[あわ()·]
aware
noun

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English Meaning(s) for 哀れ

noun
  1. pity; sorrow; grief; misery; compassion; pathos
  2. pitiable; pitiful; pathetic; miserable
  3. alack; alas

Definition and Synonyms for 哀れ

Ridiculous inspiring scornful pity
Synonyms: 哀れ
Pitiful inspiring mixed contempt and pity
Synonyms: いじましい, 不便, 傷々しい, 可哀相, 哀れ, 情けない, お気の毒, 気の毒, 浅ましい, 涙ぐましい, 無残, 痛ましい
Miserable very unhappy
Synonyms: ミゼラブル, 不便, 侘しい, 哀れ, 悲惨, 惨め, 気の毒, 痛ましい
Miserable of very poor quality or condition
Synonyms: けち, しがない, ミゼラブル, みすぼらしい, 侘しい, 儚い, 哀れ, 嘆かわしい, 情けない, 惨め, 浅ましい
Compassion a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering
Synonyms: 不便, 同情, 哀れ, 哀れみ, 哀れむ, 思いやり, 思いやる, 惻隠, 憐情, 憐憫
Miserable full of misery
Synonyms: ミゼラブル, 不便, 侘しい, 哀れ, 悲惨, 惨め, 気の毒, 痛ましい

Meanings for each kanji in 哀れ

pathetic; grief; sorrow; pathos; pity; sympathize Kanji Details »

Categories 哀れ is a member of

Fellow Feeling sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
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Sample Sentences for 哀れ

She was in a piteous state.
The pitiful tale fetched tears from the girl.
He prayed to God to help the poor girl.
Her heart ached for the poor child.
My heart ached for the dying birds.

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