pityingly

All Adverb
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  • Man could no longer sin when once she had thought pityingly of him. Cited from O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920, by Various
  • Men and women began to look at us pityingly when we went abroad. Cited from Further Chronicles of Avonlea, L.M. Montgomery
  • We speak pityingly of animals that do not know their own strength. Cited from The Grey Lady, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Again she turned, as though she would leave him, but turned again and looked at him pityingly. Cited from A Lover in Homespun, by F. Clifford Smith
  • They do not even look at them pityingly; they do not look at them at all. Cited from Greenwich Village, by Anna Alice Chapin
  • The students, however, just look at him pityingly and ask him when he plans to leave.
  • She would look pityingly at them, and then go slowly away. Cited from Uncle Tom's Cabin, Young Folks' Edition, by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • He was leaving them all to that old life, and from his height he looked down on them pityingly. Cited from The Story of an African Farm by Olive Schreiner #4
  • Could she show off the fatherland to the women when she would see them looking at her pityingly? Cited from Men in War, by Andreas Latzko
  • For a moment he would listen pityingly, and then like an animal return to his food. Cited from A Mummer's Wife, by George Moore
  • She was afraid of him without knowing why, except that he seemed to watch her rather pityingly. Cited from The Letter of the Contract, by Basil King
  • "Don't you suppose he could keep putting in water?" she asked pityingly. Cited from The Uphill Climb, by B. M. Bower
  • Something in his expression, in the way his dry lips said it, made the woman smile pityingly. Cited from Play the Game!, by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • "Do you see him up here ever?" she asked pityingly. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • His father looked pityingly at him; he knew only too well what a blow this was to the young man. Cited from Adrien Leroy, by Charles Garvice
  • Pityingly, and more like a little woman than like the child that she was, she spoke to comfort him. Cited from Princess Polly's Gay Winter, by Amy Brooks
  • His anger had died away and he looked at her pityingly. Cited from A Lover in Homespun, by F. Clifford Smith
  • She stood for a few seconds, with the hat in her hand, looking at him pityingly. Cited from The Long Chance, by Peter B. Kyne
  • For a moment the girl looked pityingly down on her. Cited from One Man in His Time, by Ellen Glasgow
  • She forced herself now to think pityingly of the girl, dead up there in that awful snow. Cited from The Lookout Man, by B. M. Bower
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Meaning of pityingly

  • adverb In a compassionate manner
    the nurse looked at him pityingly