Adjective(1) inspiring mixed contempt and pity(2) bad; unfortunate(3) deserving or inciting pity
(1) He asked, ├ö├ç├┐Why do you sacrifice yourself for these pitiful , pathetic creatures?├ö├ç├û(2) After all, what sensible man would want to get into a relationship that led to marriage with such a poor, pitiful piece of filth?(3) I shook my head despairingly, thinking about my own pitiful form of transport and felt deep pity for my feet slaves.(4) Minerva's pitiful attempts at music making leave her envious of those with perfect pitch.(5) I was trying to look as pitiful and pathetic as I could.(6) Bonjean's attempt at damage control is so sorry and pitiful that it's almost like watching a car wreck.(7) It was pitiful ├ö├ç┬¬ I almost felt sorry for him, until I heard Girl call him ├ö├ç├┐Mister President,├ö├ç├û and then I felt ashamed.(8) The owner of the pitiful castle, a small, insignificant knight was very welcoming.(9) It's pitiful , yet she doesn't want to be pitied, so what do I do?(10) Instead of graceful movement through the water, when it tries to swim the impression it gives is of a pitiful thrashing about.(11) It has a few pitiful wretches for clubs, places which would, in Manchester, have been put out of their misery long ago.(12) These are not satanic monsters, but tragic, pitiful figures.(13) Who in this house would be able to heat their homes for a pitiful and measly 9 a week? she asked.(14) These two wounded souls conduct a strange, exhilarating, pitiful love affair, with a tragic outcome.(15) I couldn't face the DVD extras, I could only lament the loss of an hour-and-a-half of my already pitiful life.(16) I recall Birmingham City Councils pitiful attempt to rebrand the Christmas period winterval.
(1) pitiful :: déplorable
2. paltry ::
3. woeful ::
4. pathetic ::
1. decent ::
2. presentable ::
3. respectable ::
Different Formspitiful, pitifully
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You couldn't be more PITIFUL.
Money Heist Season 3, Episode 6
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