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Definitions of pitiful:
  • adjective:   inspiring mixed contempt and pity
    Example: "Pitiful exhibition of cowardice"
  • adjective:   bad; unfortunate
  • adjective:   deserving or inciting pity
    Example: "A pitiful fate"

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