Feeling or expressing pity
She rose, pitying him.
"You're starting from scratch," Deidre observed, pitying the woman.
"You were hurt," she murmured, pitying her brother's friend.
The young girl in her love for it carried the dead child clasped to her bosom, and went from house to house of her pitying friends asking them to give her medicine for it.
It seems to me that all people who have loving, pitying hearts, are not strangers to each other.