Definition of Piteously

1. Adverb. In a piteous manner.

Partainyms: Piteous



Definition of Piteously

1. Adverb. In a piteous manner; pathetically; plaintively. ¹

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Definition of Piteously

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Piteously

pitchout
pitchouts
pitchpenny
pitchpole
pitchpoled
pitchpoles
pitchpoling
pitchside
pitchstone
pitcht
pitchwoman
pitchwomen
pitchwork
pitchy
piteous
piteously (current term)
piteousness
piteousnesses
pitfall
pitfalling
pitfalls
pitful
pitfuls
pith
pith hat
pith helmet
pith helmets
pithball
pithead

Literary usage of Piteously

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1888)
"He begged piteously for his life, and as the ¡ marquis supported his petition, with this as I his chief reason, that Lawrie was the only ..."

2. Roger of Wendover's Flowers of History: Comprising the History of England by Roger, Matthew Paris (1849)
"Some had only one hand or foot, others had both immersed : all were howling and crying piteously for the greatness of their sufferings. ..."

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