Definitions

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  • n. One who pities.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who pities.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who pities.

Etymologies

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pity +‎ -er

Examples

  • But he was only a weakling and a bully and a near-murderer, scumbag, self-pitier, miser, liar, a-- and oaf on the outside — who isn't?

    'Me Cheeta: My Life in Hollywood'

  • Namely to make him ambitious of honour, iealous and difficult in his worships, terrible, angrie, vindicatiue, a louer, a hater, a pitier, and indigent of mans worships: finally so passionate as in effect he shold be altogether

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • Clay, it seems, who is the worst specimen of self-pitier, had gone to

    The Man with Two Left Feet And Other Stories

  • The harsh judge of others grows hard himself, while pity softens the pitier.

    Mornings in the College Chapel Short Addresses to Young Men on Personal Religion

  • The titles of certain of the lost plays indicate the comic illumining character; a Self-pitier, a Self-chastiser, an Ill-tempered man, a

    Complete Short Works of George Meredith

  • One to Mrs. Barbauld; one to Wakefield; one to Dr. Beddoes: one to Wrangham, (a C.llege acquaintance of mine, an admirer of me, and a pitier of my principles!) one to George Augustus Pollen, Esq. one to C. Lamb; one to Wordsworth; one to my brother G. and one to Dr. Parr.

    Reminiscences of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Robert Southey

  • Wrangham -- a college acquaintance of mine, -- an admirer of me, and a pitier of my principles; -- one to George Augustus Pollen, Esq.; one to

    Biographia Epistolaris, Volume 1.

  • But as the φιλανθρωπια, the affectionate, kind love our Saviour carried to human nature, made him often groan and sigh for his adversaries, and weep over Jerusalem, albeit his own joy was full, without ebb, so in some measure a Christian learns of Christ to be a lover and pitier of mankind, and then to be moved with compassion towards others, when we have fullest joy and satisfaction ourselves.

    The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

  • Namely to make him ambitious of honour, iealous and difficult in his worships, terrible, angrie, vindicatiue, a louer, a hater, a pitier, and indigent of mans worships: finally so passionate as in effect he shold be altogether Anthropapathis.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • "Pity makes suffering works of Scott Peck, whose works in the contagious," he says in The Antichrist, field of applied psychology explored the meaning that it is important for the pitier not definitions of love and evil.

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