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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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pit·y·ing, a. Expressing pity; as, a pitying eye, glance, or word. -- Pit*y*ing*ly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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 [syn: sorry, sorry for(p)]