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Definition of Pitiable


  1. Deserving pity; wworthy of, or exciting, compassion; miserable; lamentable; piteous; as, pitiable persons; a pitiable condition; pitiable wretchedness.

Pitiable Quotations

I always looked upon the acts of racist exclusion, or insult, as pitiable, from the other person. I never absorbed that. I always thought that there was something deficient about such people.
Toni Morrison

But I am a blasted tree; the bolt has entered my soul; and I felt then that I should survive to exhibit what I shall soon cease to be - a miserable spectacle of wrecked humanity, pitiable to others and intolerable to myself.
Mary Shelley

Hateful is the power, and pitiable is the life, of those who wish to be feared rather than loved.
Cornelius Nepos

I'm not a pitiable creature. It's just that I suffer very eloquently.
Joni Mitchell

You are in a pitiable condition if you have to conceal what you wish to tell.
Publilius Syrus
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Pitiable Translations

pitiable in Spanish is lastimoso
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