Origin of pitiable
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OTHER WORDS FROM pitiablepit·i·a·ble·ness, nounpit·i·a·bly, adverbun·pit·i·a·ble, adjectiveun·pit·i·a·bly, adverb
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How to use pitiable in a sentence
Maybe he had taken pity on me, doing a charitable deed by showing affection to a pitiable fat girl.
Syrians are being massacred nearly every day, and sending out pitiable cries for help.How the U.S. Is Struggling to Help Syria’s Opposition|Tara McKelvey|February 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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.
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.
A very few weeks flew over the head of the needy man, before he was reduced to the same pitiable straits.
He cursed himself inwardly for a fool and a dolt—the more pitiable because he accounted himself cunning above others.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
This loss, more than anything else, brought home to the monarch his pitiable condition.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Surely this pitiable case ought to be brought to the attention of the Actors' Benevolent Association.
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 World|Ida Pfeiffer