pitying

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Pity \Pit"y\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Pitied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pitying}.]

1. To feel pity or compassion for; to have sympathy with; to compassionate; to commiserate; to have tender feelings toward (any one), awakened by a knowledge of suffering.

Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him. --Ps. ciii. 13.

2. To move to pity; -- used impersonally. [Obs.]

It pitieth them to see her in the dust. --Bk. of Com. Prayer.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Pitying \Pit"y*ing\, adjective Expressing pity; as, a pitying eye, glance, or word. -- {Pit"y*ing*ly}, adverb


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