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"More's the pity"--means "unfortunately"

Posted by Bruce Kahl on September 08, 2000

In Reply to: More's the pity posted by Ted Lucas on September 08, 2000

: What does "more's the pity" mean?

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

For instance:

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