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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - To a paltry or insignificant degree.

Usage examples (36)
  • Wages were pitifully low, particularly the wages of women
  • Adjective : a pitiful fate. ,pitiful attempts
  • The prisoners still stared pitifully from the bars – daily expecting release, daily disappointed.
  • Folks are out lukin fur der lost avatars, calling pitifully fer dem to come home. for more
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