Adjective(1) inspiring mixed contempt and pity(2) deserving or inciting pity
(1) "You have done a wonderful job in bringing Vivek's pitiable condition into the limelight.(2) The journey is tough as the transportation facility in the region is poor and the roads are in a pitiable condition.(3) If some doctors, motivated by pity, help such pitiable individuals to die, do they commit the offence of destroying life or not?(4) But what is pitiable is the condition of the tree.(5) The bloodshed there, and in Romeo and Juliet could be called calamitous, but it was not tragically pitiable .(6) The pitiable condition of animals in zoos has been a matter of great concern to animal welfare activists.(7) When these young people return, despite being richer or better educated or both, they still have no pigs, a condition considered pitiable by the older generation.(8) The condition of students waiting for their exams is pitiable .(9) If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men the most pitiable .(10) A few imperfect specimens are about, people who make a living out of their pitiable condition.(11) Keeley came five minutes later and I got up to hug her, clinging to her in the most pitiable way a heartbroken person could.(12) Lamenting her partner's pitiable dancing, one of the female characters pleas for a real dancer, and her call is answered by an immodest Balthasar decked out in what appears to be a flashy 1980s-style suit.(13) Shame is a pitiable and clownish condition, most appallingly pitiable and clownish on television.(14) The family of the deceased Avtar Singh is in a very pitiable condition.(15) To colonists, idiocy was a pitiable and vulnerable condition, one more manifestation of God's diverse creations.(16) It's an odd, disturbing, and pitiable pattern of behaviour.
1. pathetic ::
2. pitiful ::
1. admirable ::
2. creditable ::
3. meritorious ::
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