Example sentences for: pitying

How can you use “pitying” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Sometimes, as in the case of the 19-year-old protagonist of Lucy , a Kincaid heroine gets so fed up that she moves to the United States (as Kincaid did, at 17)--but there she only finds more fuel for her anger in the pitying stares of unconsciously racist white liberals.

  • Even more dazzling is Keener, an actress who has lately been stuck playing nice, sensible women but who here is all silken curves and withering putdowns--she greets Craig's declaration of love with a pitying sigh that brings the house down.

  • 8) Stop pitying him, he put himself under the pressure.

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