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Maybe he had taken pity on me, doing a charitable deed by showing affection to a pitiable fat girl.
SUCH A PRETTY FACEAUBREY GORDONFEBRUARY 26, 2021VOX
A very few weeks flew over the head of the needy man, before he was reduced to the same pitiable straits.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He cursed himself inwardly for a fool and a dolt—the more pitiable because he accounted himself cunning above others.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
This loss, more than anything else, brought home to the monarch his pitiable condition.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Surely this pitiable case ought to be brought to the attention of the Actors' Benevolent Association.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
His eyes were fixed and staring, and his face deadly pale, presenting altogether a most pitiable and wretched spectacle.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
No sleep came to him, and in the morning—damp, weary, and feverish as he had been—his look was inexpressibly pitiable and haggard.
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
She wondered if he saw through her pitiable attempt to call back the words that had flung themselves upon him.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
In spite of the loss of blood and his pitiable condition, a whimsical expression came to his eyes.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
All that was pitiable and miserable in the land, sunken alike by ignorance and destitution.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PITIABLE

  • afflictive
  • calamitous
  • deplorable
  • dire
  • disappointing
  • distressing
  • dreadful
  • grievous
  • heartbreaking
  • ill-advised
  • lamentable
  • pitiable
  • pitiful
  • sad
  • shameful
  • unfavorable
  • unhappy
  • woeful
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