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Pitied Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    pity 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]
Pitied Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    pitied See pity
Pitied Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Pity \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.
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    * Nightcrawler You know, outside the circus, most people were afraid of me. But I didn't hated them. I pitied them. Do you know why Because most people will never know anything beyond what they see with their own two eyes. - X2 X-Men United

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