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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

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

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

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

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

Poverty, to be picturesque, should be rural. Suburban misery is as hideous as it is pitiable.
Anthony Trollope
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Pitiable Translations

pitiable in Spanish is lastimoso

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