Definition of Pitiably

1. Adverb. In a manner arousing sympathy and compassion. "The sick child cried pathetically"

Exact synonyms: Pathetically
Partainyms: Pathetic, Pitiable



Definition of Pitiably

1. Adverb. In a pitiable manner. ¹

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Definition of Pitiably

1. pitiable [adv] - See also: pitiable

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pitiably

pithivier
pithiviers
pithless
pithlike
pithode
pithogues
pithoi
pithos
piths
pithsome
pithy
pitiable
pitiableness
pitiablenesses
pitiably (current term)
pitiamide
pitied
pitier
pitiers
pities
pitiful
pitifull
pitifuller
pitifullest
pitifully
pitifulness
pitifulnesses
pitiless
pitilessly

Literary usage of Pitiably

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1. Kate Beaumont by John William De Forest (1872)
"If there is a human figure more pitiably ludicrous than an old beau crazy after fresh girls, who sack him and avoid him and giggle at him, it is him to do ..."

2. Roger of Wendover's Flowers of History: Comprising the History of England by Roger, Matthew Paris (1849)
"... was there found most pitiably to be pitied. The figures of many in that place I neither saw nor recognized, for I was overcome with horror by the ..."

3. Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York by New York (State). Legislature. Assembly (1918)
"Undernourishment and uncleanliness were pitiably evident. The Society, after considerable difficulty, succeeded in establishing in these beclouded minds a ..."

4. Dante Gabriel Rossetti: A Record and a Study by William Sharp (1882)
"I am afraid most people will continue to be " pitiably vain and miserable sophists," believing the " food idea " more readily brought to mind by the ..."

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