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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner arousing sympathy and compassion.

Usage examples (34)
  • Adjective : pitiable, homeless children. ,a pitiable lack of character
  • The thin, handsome face looked pitiably at Sharpe.
  • She looked pitiably small and thin in her deep mourning.
  • He looked vulnerable, pitiably bewildered, almost harmless. for more
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