Definition of Piteousnesses

1. piteousness [n] - See also: piteousness



Lexicographical Neighbors of Piteousnesses

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

Literary usage of Piteousnesses

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

1. A Renegade Poet: And Other Essays by Francis Thompson (1910)
"... surprised should they visit harshly the weaknesses and piteousnesses of the poet apart from his ..."

2. The Soul of London: A Survey of a Modern City by Ford Madox Ford (1905)
"... of those old piteousnesses. For London is before all things an incomparable background ; it is always in the right note, it is never out of tone. ..."

3. A Renegade Poet: And Other Essays by Francis Thompson (1910)
"... surprised should they visit harshly the weaknesses and piteousnesses of the poet apart from his ..."

4. The Soul of London: A Survey of a Modern City by Ford Madox Ford (1905)
"... of those old piteousnesses. For London is before all things an incomparable background ; it is always in the right note, it is never out of tone. ..."

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