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  Definition of ruth
  1. a book of the Old Testament that tells the story of Ruth who was not an Israelite but who married an Israelite and who stayed with her mother-in-law Naomi after her husband died
  2. a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others; "the blind are too often objects of pity"
  3. the great-grandmother of king David whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament
  4. United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
Similar Words: Ruth, Book of Ruth, commiseration, pity, pathos, Babe Ruth, George Herman Ruth, Sultan of Swat

 

Part Meronyms: Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings, Old Testament

 

Derivational Morphology: feel for, pity, compassionate, condole with, sympathize with, commiserate, sympathize, sympathise

 

Anagrams: hurt, Urth

 

 
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