Definition and Meanings for pitiful
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Pitiful is ranked 13,211 in the ranking of most used words in English
Part of Speech of pitiful
adjective, adverb, noun
Meaning of pitiful
- full of pity; tender-hearted; compassionate; kind; merciful; sympathetic.
- piteous; lamentable; eliciting compassion.
- to be pitied for littleness or meanness; miserable; paltry; contemptible; despicable.