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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pit·y v. t. [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: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of
           others; "the blind are too often objects of pity" [syn:
           commiseration, ruth, pathos]
      2: an unfortunate development; "it's a pity he couldn't do it"
         [syn: shame]
      3: the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others
         and wanting to do something about it [syn: compassion]
      v : share the suffering of [syn: feel for, compassionate, condole
          with, sympathize with]
      [also: pitied]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See pity