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Meaning of PITYING

Pronunciation:  p'iteeing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  feeling or expressing sorrow or pity; "a pitying observer threw his coat around her shoulders"; "let him perish without a pitying thought of ours wasted upon him"- Thomas De Quincey
 

PITYING is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: compassionate, sorry, sorry for(p)
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pit"y*ing\, a.
Expressing pity; as, a pitying eye, glance, or word. --
{Pit"y*ing*ly}, adv.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bleeding, charitable, clement, commiserative, compassionate, condolent, forbearant, gentle, human, humane, lenient, melting, merciful, ruthful, soft, softhearted, sympathetic, sympathizing, tender, tenderhearted, understanding, warmhearted
 

 

 

 

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