Pit"i*a*ble (?), a. [Cf. OF. pitiable, F. pitoyable.]

Deserving pity; wworthy of, or exciting, compassion; miserable; lamentable; piteous; as, pitiable persons; a pitiable condition; pitiable wretchedness.

Syn. -- Sorrowful; woeful; sad. See Piteous.

-- Pit"i*a*ble*ness, n. -- Pit"i*a*bly, adv.

 

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