pitying

[ pit-ee-ing ]
/ ˈpɪt i ɪŋ /

adjective

full of or expressing pity: a pitying look.

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Origin of pitying

First recorded in 1640–50; pity + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM pitying

pit·y·ing·ly, adverbun·pit·y·ing, adjective
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