[ pit-ee-er ]

  1. a person who pities.

Origin of pitier

First recorded in 1595–1605; pity + -er1

Words Nearby pitier

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How to use pitier in a sentence

  • pitier of the orphan, God of the widow, cause us to share Thy pity and become Thy messengers of tenderness in our small measure.

    The Meaning of Faith | Harry Emerson Fosdick
  • A pitier and sympathizer may be very distant, and his aid may reach us over the abysses.

    The Bible and Life | Edwin Holt Hughes
  • The "self-pitier," the "self-indulgent," the "fearful" also had better stay at home.

    The Lake of the Sky | George Wharton James