All around us, pundits spend their time bemoaning the pitiable state of men.
Eerie orange cones captured in an aerial photograph will show each precise spot where a part of this pitiable child came to rest.
The pitiable last photo of the naked megastar projected into the courtroom as Rogers testified is unforgettable.
Amy is, at most, a pitiable woman trapped in a marriage that she has no idea how to fix.
Then her condition will be just as pitiable as that of Europe.
His state was pitiable, and I felt that at any cost I must save him.
pitiable, but not half so pitiable as the death of a human soul by sin.
How had it come about that they were now in this pitiable condition?
Their infatuation had therefore its pitiable as well as its outrageous aspect.
Each contestant was covered with blood, and presented a pitiable sight.
mid-15c., "merciful, compassionate," from Old French piteable "compassionate, merciful, pious" (13c.; Modern French pitoyable), from piteer "to pity" (see pity). Meaning "deserving pity" is recorded from late 15c. Related: Pitiably.