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Definitions of pitiable

  1. PITIABLENESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. Pitiably. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. deserving or inciting pity; "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "couldn't rescue the poor fellow"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "a wretched life" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. Deserving pity; wworthy of, or exciting, compassion; miserable; lamentable; piteous; as, pitiable persons; a pitiable condition; pitiable wretchedness. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Deserving sympathy; as, he was in a pitiable condition; contemptible. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Deserving pity: affecting: wretched. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. That may be pitied; pathetic; pitiful. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Deserving pity; lamentable; mournful. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for pitiable

  1. Her distress was so pitiable to witness that Trowbridge averted his gaze. – Hidden Gold by Wilder Anthony
  2. Farewell, dear good master, do not pity me, for I don't feel pitiable – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
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