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1. pitiable

adjective. ['ˈpɪtiːəbəl'] inspiring mixed contempt and pity.

Synonyms

  • pitiful
  • contemptible

Antonyms

  • ample
  • superior
  • happy

Etymology

  • -able (English)
  • pity (English)
  • pité (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Pitiable

  • able
  • abominable
  • acceptable
  • acceptable
  • accessible
  • accountable
  • accountable
  • achievable
  • acknowledgeable
  • acknowledgeable
  • actionable
  • adaptable
  • addressable
  • adjustable
  • admirable
  • admirable
  • admissible
  • adoptable
  • adorable
  • advisable

Sentences with pitiable


1. Adjective
Too many unfunny or overly corny jokes can fall flat and make you appear pitiable or buffoonish.

Quotes about pitiable


1. There is not much to be got anywhere in the world. It is filled with misery and pain; if a man escapes these, boredeom lies in wait for him at every corner. Nay more; it is evil which generally has the upper hand, and folly that makes the most noise. Fate is cruel and mankind pitiable.
- Arthur Schopenhauer, The Wisdom of Life

2. pitiable

adjective. ['ˈpɪtiːəbəl'] deserving or inciting pity.

Synonyms

  • unfortunate
  • hapless
  • pitiful
  • wretched
  • piteous
  • poor
  • pathetic
  • misfortunate

Antonyms

  • comfortable
  • achiever
  • privileged
  • lucky

Etymology

  • -able (English)
  • pity (English)
  • pité (Anglo-Norman)
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