Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: pitying
IPA transcription: [p'ɪtiɪŋ]
Usage examples
  • 'Can't you?' the Queen said in a pitying tone.
  • Miss Garth was prophetically pitying Magdalen's unfortunate husband.
  • He turns on me, looking pitying enough to make a body cry, and says:
  • Only I wish you'd beat me and thump me when I'm such a fool, instead of pitying me.
  • Something in the gesture of the man as he waved the bloody and pitying soldiers away made the youth start as if bitten.
  • The woman did not speak; a fit of coughing came on, and the old man stood looking at her with a very pitying expression.
  • Apollo, pitying his deserted child, sent Hermes to convey him to Delphi, where he deposited his charge on the steps of the temple.
  • "Mighty Victor, mighty lord, Low on his funeral couch he lies! No pitying heart, no eye, afford A tear to grace his obsequies. Is the sable warrior fled? Thy son is gone.