pitying

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpɪtiɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(pitē ing)

From the verb pity: (⇒ conjugate)
pitying is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."

pitying
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Synonyms:
tender , compassionate , sympathetic , kind , softhearted, condescending


pity
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: compassionate feeling
Synonyms:
compassion, sympathy , commiseration, condolence, empathy , humanity, fellow feeling
Antonyms:
hatred , contempt , severity , ferocity, loathing , ill will, hostility, bigotry , rancor, spite , venom, scorn , derision, disdain , mockery, abhorrence, animosity, insensitivity, frostiness
Sense: Noun: mercy
Synonyms:
mercy , clemency, forbearance, kindness , leniency, laxness, quarter , softness
Sense: Noun: something arousing pity
Synonyms:
misfortune, mishap , shame , mischance, catastrophe, bad luck, bad break (informal), tough luck (informal), bad blow, bummer (slang), crying shame (informal), sad state of affairs
Antonyms:
good fortune, good luck, a stroke of luck, luck , lottery win, blessing , wonder , miracle , salvation, godsend, cheer , happiness
Sense: Verb: feel pity for
Synonyms:
feel pity for, feel sorry for, feel bad for, feel for, sympathize with, sympathise with (UK), commiserate with, weep for, bleed for, grieve with, empathize with, empathise with (UK), ache for
Antonyms:
hate , loathe , scorn , abhor, despise , disdain , deride, belittle, look down on, hold in contempt, not give a shit about (slang), not give a damn (slang)

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