OTHER WORDS FROM pityingpit·y·ing·ly, adverbun·pit·y·ing, adjective
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How to use pitying in a sentence
That is the opinion that has gotten me the most pitying, “poor old-timer” looks.
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
To paraphrase the great John Oliver, listen up, fellow self-pitying nerd boys—we are not the victims here.Your Princess Is in Another Castle: Misogyny, Entitlement, and Nerds|Arthur Chu|May 27, 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
Strung out on a punishing regimen of diet pills, the once genial young man becomes a sullen, self-pitying wreck.Richard Porton on Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Behind the Candelabra’|Richard Porton|May 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Actually, the fact that it cowers under a phalanx makes it infinitely more pitying.
No human ear heard her cries for help, no pitying voice soothed her last agonies.
They walked silently down the lane together, Gilbert sullen and mortified, Dorothy pitying but resolute.
"Your memories possess you," he observed gently, and the stern look passed into something almost pitying.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
She smiled the pitying smile of one equipped with superior knowledge when confronted with an obstinate, uninformed mind.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Something in his voice, a sad pitying tenderness, caused her heart to beat a shade quicker.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood