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It means "unfortunately".

Posted by Bruce Kahl on November 11, 2001

In Reply to: Meaning request posted by bs on November 11, 2001

: more's the pity what does that phrase mean?

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

For instance:

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

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