My friends from Bavaria wrote to me:
Du hast unser Mitgefühl. Schlimm.
If I understand correctly, they expressed their sympathy, but why »schlimm«? I was embarrassed to ask them about it.
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is just short for
"Es ist wirklich schlimm, was passiert ist"
("It's really bad/sad what happened")
In this context, the difference between "schlimm" and "schlecht" ("Schlimm" vs. "Schlecht"? - esp. Hauser's answer herein) might also be interesting. "Schlimm" is the correct one to use here.