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Overview of adj pitiable

The adj pitiable has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) pathetic, pitiable, pitiful

(inspiring mixed contempt and pity; "their efforts were pathetic"; "pitiable lack of character"; "pitiful exhibition of cowardice")

2. hapless, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor, wretched

(deserving or inciting pity; "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "a wretched life")

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