Words nearby pitying
OTHER WORDS FROM pityingpit·y·ing·ly, adverbun·pit·y·ing, adjective
Definition for pitying (2 of 2)
noun, plural pit·ies.
verb (used with object), pit·ied, pit·y·ing.
verb (used without object), pit·ied, pit·y·ing.
Origin of pity
OTHER WORDS FROM pityout·pit·y, verb (used with object), out·pit·ied, out·pit·y·ing.un·pit·ied, adjective
Examples from the Web for pitying
What should have been a moment of reckoning for a selfish, serial liar instead ended with us pitying him.The Walking Dead’s ‘Self Help’: A Grim Show Displays Its Comedy Streak, and A Major Reveal|Melissa Leon|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Galina slipped in for a moment and with a pitying look gave me a blanket.Inside Gaddafi’s Harem: The Story of a Girl’s Abduction|Annick Cojean|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“Oh, thank God,” I said, pitying them but comforted to hear a valid excuse.
I groaned, my nerves quivering under the pitying eye of the cabman, and the early-Christian-martyr expression of Phyllis.The Chauffeur and the Chaperon|C. N. Williamson
His disappointment grew keener; where he had looked for grief he found no more than an expression of pitying concern.The Tavern Knight|Rafael Sabatini
I hate to pose as a sort of turned-out heiress, and have them pitying me.A harum-scarum schoolgirl|Angela Brazil
He looked down on the frightened man with a sort of pitying scorn.King Spruce, A Novel|Holman Day
Malachy pitying him prayed, bidding the sick boy in the meantime to sleep there upon the ground.
British Dictionary definitions for pitying
noun plural pities
verb pities, pitying or pitied
Derived forms of pitypitying, adjectivepityingly, adverb
Word Origin for pity
Idioms and Phrases with pitying
see for one's (pity's) sake; take pity on.