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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Deserving or inciting pity.

Usage examples (38)
  • Adjective : piteous cries for help
  • Multitudes perish by famine, a very sore judgment, and piteous is the case of those that fall under it.
  • “O my lady, I am a banisht wight and with passion for a beloved one in piteous plight, nor with other will I consent to love-delight.”
  • I think there is a better word than 'piteous' -- yes, Clement had just told it me. for more
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