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Re: More's the Pity

Posted by Bruce Kahl on October 19, 2000

In Reply to: More's the Pity posted by Ted Lucas on October 17, 2000

: I've never been sure what "More's the pity" means. Anyone know?

Your phrase is adverbial and means the same as "unfortunately".

For instance:

Did you pass the test?
More's the pity!, I flunked!